Shoulder Raise

Shoulder Raise - Lateral

  1. Stand with your back straight, knees bent, and your feet about shoulders width apart with a dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Keeping your arms straight, laterally raise your arms up to shoulder level, palms down.  Maintain good form and posture.
  3. Slowly lower your arms back down to your sides at the starting position.
  4. Repeat.

Muscles: Medial deltoids, traps


Shoulder Raise - Forward

  1. Stand with your back straight, knees bent, and your feet about shoulders width apart with a dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Keeping your arms straight, raise one arm up to shoulder level straight out in front of you, palms down.  Maintain good form and posture.
  3. Slowly lower your arm back down to your sides at the starting position.
  4. Repeat for the opposite arm.

Muscles: Anterior deltoids, traps