- Focus on balance
- Keep back flat
One Arm Lateral Raises
This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.
1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week
Dumbbells, Exercise Ball
Starting Position: Sit flat on the front edge of an exercise ball with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor, shoulder width apart. Hold a dumbbell in one hand and place it by your knee on the same side, elbow slightly bent and palm facing you. Rest your other hand on your upper thigh.
- 1 Exhaling, slowly lift your arm up and out to your shoulder level, keeping your elbow bent. At the peak of the motion, your palm will be facing down and your hand will be slightly higher than the rest of your arm.
- 2 Inhale and lower your arm back down to starting position.
- 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch sides and repeat motions.