Lying Lateral Raises, also called Lying Side Laterals is an excellent exercise to build side and rear deltoid muscles. Learn the correct technique and build wide shoulders now.
Side-Lying Lateral Raise
Grab a dumbbell in your right hand and lie on your left side on an incline bench that's set to 15 degrees. Hold the dumbbell next to your right side with your palm facing your thigh.
Without changing the bend in your elbow, raise your arm until it's in line with your shoulder as you rotate your palm outward. Lower the weight and repeat.
Lying Side Laterals Training Tips
This exercise targets your front and middle deltoids.
Grab a dumbbell in your right hand and lie on your left side on an incline bench that's set to 15 degrees.
Hold the dumbbell next to your right side with your palm facing your thigh.
Your right elbow should be slightly bent.
This exercise is done with a dumbbell on an abdominal exercise board kept at slightly raised position at one end.
1. Lie on the abdominal board with head at the raised end. You can lie on the floor alternatively
2. Raise the dumbbell held in one hand sideways just like in Side Laterals.
Repeat on the other side.
Points to Remembers
Maintain strict form
Exhale while you exert.
e lying lateral raise
Side lying lateral raise
How many reps should I do?
What weight should I use?
To perform the Side lying lateral raise safely, please follow these steps:
Begin by laying on your left side, elbow on the floor, hand on your head
Move your left foot back slightly from under your right leg
Start with the dumbell in your right hand resting on your thigh
With your right elbow slightly bent slowly raise your hand up in to the air until your hand is directly above your shoulder
Now slowly return the dumbell to your side
Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you can no longer maintain correct technique
Now swap sides and repeat with your left arm.