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Two Arm Lateral Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on balance
  • Keep back upright

Two Arm Lateral Raises

This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Deltoids (Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Dumbbells, Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Deltoids (Shoulders)

Equipment: Dumbbells, Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Sit on the front edge of an exercise ball, back straight and feet flat on the ground. Hold a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing you, elbows bent and hands resting on your outer thighs.

  1. 1 Simultaneously lift both arms out to the side to shoulder level, keeping your elbows bent. At the peak of the motion, your upper arms will be parallel with the floor and your hands at chin level.
  2. 2 Slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.