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One Arm Side Deltoids Laterals

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back straight
  • Do not lock your arms or knees

One Arm Side Deltoids Laterals

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



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulders)

Equipment: Dumbbell

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, toes pointing forward. Hold a dumbbell in your right hand with an overhand grip, arm hanging straight down by your side. Place your other hand on your hip.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise your arm to the side up to shoulder level, keeping your elbow bent slightly.
  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 arms and repeat motions.