- Stand with lever to side, fulcrum approximately shoulder
height and handle just below hip. Grasp lever handle with elbow
straight or slightly bent.
- Raise lever handle forward and upward until upper arm is
well above horizontal. Lower and repeat. Repeat with opposite
- Absolute height of movement may depend on individual range
of motion. Raise should be limited to height achieved just before
tightness is felt in shoulder capsule. Alternatively, height
just above horizontal may be considered adequate. Elbows may
be kept straight or slightly bent throughout movement. Exercise
is performed on Lever
Extended Arm Lateral Raise Machine featuring long lever arms
and handles attached to secondary levers as shown.