Fitness Move of The Week: Deltoids

 

Dumbbell Lateral Raises

 

 Muscles Worked:

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

FitnessAshley Pettit