Lateral Raise/Rear Raise

Set Up:

  1. Stand with your feet about hip width apart. Feet should be parallel or toes just slightly pointed out.
  2. Hold one dumbell in each hand.
  3. Chest is up, shoulders are back.

The Movement:

  1. Lifting through your elbow, lift both arms to your sides (Lateral Raise).
    Review the Lateral Raise  for demonstration on the movement.
  2. Push your hips back, bend over and raise your arms away from the floor Rear Raise.
    Review the Rear Raise  for demonstration on the movement.
  3. Stand up, Repeat.

Specific Cues:

  • Do not look at the ground.
  • Use weight appropriate for the Lateral Raise or the Rear Raise.

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