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Lateral Raise On Incline Bench

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Human
muscles:DeltoidsMuscle
synergists:Serratus AnteriorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle
required:Dumbbell, Bench
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • adjust the bench to 30-45 degrees upwards
  • grasp a dumbbell and lay down onto the bench on one side
  • you can put the free hand under your head
  • the dumbbell is lying on the thigh
  • the palm of your hand points to the thigh

Correct Execution

  • guide the weight up in a wide bow without momentum until your arm is in one line with your shoulders (upper arm and upper body in a 90 degree angle)
  • then let the weight sink down again slowly
  • do not rest the dumbbell on your thigh, hold the tension and guide it back up again
  • repeat the exercise several times for an effective shoulder workout

tip for the workout

  • to require the deltoid even more, you can turn your hand (thumb down)