The side lateral raise using dumbbells is a
quality exercise that does a great job in sculpting your deltoids
because it focuses primarily on the medial heads of your deltoid
muscles with secondary emphasis on your anterior deltoid muscles. It
also works out your trapezius muscles to a smaller degree.
Method of Performance
two dumbbells. You will want to use lighter
dumbbells for this exercise. If it is your first time, try using very
light dumbbells to get the feel for this exercise.
the dumbbells with palms facing in (facing each other) and keep
your shoulders back. I like to hold the dumbbells in front of me.
the dumbbells to your sides with your elbows, palms always facing
downwards towards the floor. Try not to lift the dumbbells above your
the same movement, bring the dumbbells back to the starting
to breathe. Exhale as you raise the weights, inhale as you
also put together a video of how to do this exercise is
done using very light weights and also with heavier weights.
It’s not a great picture quality video of me and I also set
the camera angle too low, but it shows you clearly how to do this