Fitness Move of The Week: Deltoids
Dumbbell Lateral Raises
Primary muscles worked – deltoid, lateral (side delts)
Secondary muscles worked – Anterior deltoids, Supraspinatus (Rotary Cuff), Trapezius, Middle (Upper Traps), Trapezius, Lower (Lower Traps), Serratus Anterior, Inferior Digitations
How to execute the lateral raise properly:
1. Holding dumbbells, stand slightly bent at the hips. Your knees should also be slightly bent. Your back should be straight, and your arms hanging down, elbows slightly bent.
2. Keeping your arms locked, slowly raise the dumbbells out to the sides until elbows are level with your shoulders.
3. Slowly return to the starting position.
4. Repeat steps 2 & 3 until set is complete