Lateral Raise (Db)


Muscle Worked

Primary � Side Shoulder
Secondary � Trapeziums


  • Your feet should be about hip-width apart.
  • Keep your shoulders back, chest out and back straight with a slight forward lean.
  • Raise both dumbbells outward, away from your sides until they are slightly above shoulder level, hold for a brief second. Your palms should be facing the floor and you should have a slight bend in the elbows.
  • Return to the starting position in a slow, controlled manner.
  • Don't use such heavy weights that you can�t use good, proper form. The weights for this exercise should be light.
  • Don't swing the weights up and then merely drop them down to the starting position. Move in a slow, controlled manner.