Home Exercises Standing Side Lateral Deltoids Raises

Standing Side Lateral Deltoid Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back upright
  • Do not lock your arms, keep a slight bend in your elbows

Standing Side Lateral Deltoid 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



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 each hand with an overhand grip, palms facing you, arms hanging straight down by your sides.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise your arms laterally out (to the side) to shoulder level, keeping your elbows bent slightly.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.