Exercise of the Week! Lateral Shoulder Raises

Performing the Lateral/Side Shoulder Raise:

You can use Dumbbells or a band for this when learning this movement or as you progress along this movement.

While maintaining the torso in a stationary position (no swinging), Lift the dumbbells to your side with a slight bend on the elbow and the hands slightly tilted forward as if pouring water in a glass.
Make sure your eyes are forward.
As you being raising the arms, bend the elbows slightly and hold this elbow angle as the arms are raised to the over your head.
Maintain a stable stance throughout the execution and execute at a moderate rate of speed.

This is fairly easy to set up, and more often than not, gyms have small bands or small dumbbells you can use to start.

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