Bringing you the latest in health and fitness

Standing Dumbbell Lateral Raise


dumbbell Lateral RaisesHere is a shoulder exercise which targets the deltoid muscles, particularly the middle deltoid.

– Stand erect holding a pair of dumbbells with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees unlocked. Keep your abs tight, chest up and shoulder back.
– With your head straight, hold the dumbbells at your sides, or just in front of your thighs, with a neutral grip.
– Without using momentum, raise the dumbbells out to your sides in a wide arc, keeping your elbows and hands moving together in the same plane.
– Raise the dumbbell just above shoulder level and hold momentarily in the peak-contracted position.
– Slowly lower the weights along the same path and repeat for reps.


Author: veefitness

A qualified REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Also a qualified Level 1 football and cricket coach.

2 thoughts on “Standing Dumbbell Lateral Raise

  1. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. Good to read.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s