Lying Rear Deltoids Raises w/Exercise Ball

Exercise Tips

  • Keep elbows slightly bent
  • Keep back flat

Lying Rear Deltoids Raises w/Exercise Ball

This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your back.

Muscle Group

Deltoids (Shoulders), Back


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Dumbbells, Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Deltoids (Shoulders), Back

Equipment: Dumbbells, Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Exercise Ball Exercises – Shoulders

Starting Position: Lean over a large exercise ball with your back flat and a dumbbell in each hand. Keep your knees on the ground and your feet shoulder width apart, toes touching the ground. Make sure your palms are facing each other, elbows flared out but touching the ball.

  1. 1 Exhaling, lift both arms outwards and up so that your arms are at shoulder height. At the peak of the motion, your palms will be facing the floor and your forearms at a 90 degree angle .
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3 Third step.
  4. 4 Fourth step.

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