Lateral Shoulder Raises

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Move Targets: Biceps and shoulders


Step 1: Grab a pair of dumbbells and stand tall with your feet shoulder width apart.


Step 2: Keeping your elbows straight, raise your arms up so that they are level with your shoulders. Your palms should now face the ground.


Step 3:  Slowly lower the dumbbells down to the front of your thighs, palms still facing inward. Repeat for allocated amount of reps. Continue for allotted time. If you have to swing your body to raise the dumbbells, then decrease the weight.


Modification (Beginner): Ditch the dumbbells and/or aim to hit a 45-degree angle with your arms.

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