Standing Low Cable Deltoids Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Keep back upright
  • Contract your muscles at the top
  • Do not lock your arm, keep a slight bend in the elbow

Standing Low Cable Deltoids Raises

This exercise 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


Cable Pulley Machine, Hand Attachment

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Cable Pulley Machine, Hand Attachment

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart in front of a cable pulley machine, your left hand closest to it. Grab the hand attachment with an overhand grip with your right hand, arm hanging slightly across your body so your hand is right in front of your hips.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise your arm straight across your body and up to shoulder level, keeping your arm straight.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then 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 face the other way and repeat with the other arm.

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