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Dumbbell Side Lying Lateral Raise

Description

Preparation

  • Lie on your side either on the floor or a bench
  • Spread the legs slightly for support whilst lifting
  • Grasp a dumbbell with the upper arm
  • Slightly Flex (10-20°) and fixate the elbow
  • The arm should be across the chest
  • The torso should be perpendicular to the floor

Action

  • Lift the dumbbell away from the floor until the arm is vertical
  • Do not move the torso
  • The dumbbell should remain in line with the upper chest
  • Do not flex the elbow
  • Do not lift the weight by rotating the upper arm, lift it with shoulder abduction
  • Keep the dumbbell parallel to the floor

Return

  • Lower the weight keeping it in line with upper chest
  • Keep the dumbbell parallel to the floor
  • Do not flex the elbow
Type: Strength
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