Dumbbell Incline Lateral Raise

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Dumbbell Incline Lateral Raise

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp dumbbell in one hand. Lie on 30° to 45° incline bench with opposite side of body on incline, arm over top of bench, lower leg positioned on front side of seat, and upper leg on back side of seat. Position dumbbell inside of lower leg, just in front of upper leg.

Execution

Raise dumbbell from until upper arm is perpendicular to torso. Maintain slight fixed bend in elbow throughout exercise. Lower dumbbell to front of upper leg and repeat.

Comments

In order for lateral deltoid to be exercised, dumbbell must be raised by shoulder abduction, not external rotation.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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