Incline One Arm Deltoids Lateral Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Do not lock your arms
  • Make sure you are comfortable and balanced before starting

Incline One Arm Deltoids Lateral Raises

This exercise targets the sides of your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Incline Bench, Dumbbell

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Incline Bench, Dumbbell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Lie on your right side on the incline bench, your right leg over the side of the seat and your left leg behind. Prop yourself up on your right arm by plaing your forearm on the bench and bending your elbow, hand behind your head. Hold a dumbbell with an overhand grip in your left hand and hang it down across your chest.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise your arm above your head until your arm is fully extended. Be sure to keep your elbow slightly bent.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arm back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch sides and repeat with the other arm.

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