Dumbbell Lateral Raises
This Shoulder Exercise is a Variation of Lateral Raises and Isolates your Trapezius and Deltoid Shoulder Muscles with a Dumbbell
Welcome to our Dumbbell Lateral Raises Exercise Instruction Guide!
On this page you’ll learn how to do this variation of Lateral Raises using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Shoulder Exercises so you can immediately add to your next Shoulder Workout Routine and other Weight Training Programs.
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Exercise Description and Instruction:
This shoulder exercise is one of our Dumbbell Exercises and is a variation of Lateral Raises. During the lift, you’ll only move at the shoulder joint to isolate your deltoid and trapezius shoulder muscles. It’s important to keep your wrists straight, body stationary, and maintain only a slight bend in the elbows to get the most out of the exercise.
You can also perform the lateral raise as a Cable Exercise. View Cable Lateral Raises.
To Perform This Exercise:
Now that you’ve seen Dumbbell Lateral Raises, which primarily target your shoulder muscles, check out all of our different Shoulder Exercises.
Reverse Fly: Rear Lateral Raises
Also view our Reverse Fly variations, which are also referred to as Rear Lateral Fly exercises and work your upper back muscles as well as your shoulders.
Most Popular Shoulder Exercises
There are a few basic movements that comprise most Shoulder Exercises. Dumbbell Lateral Raises are a variation of one of these movements, Lateral Raises. View the pages below for links to all our variations of the other popular shoulder exercise movements.
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