Rear Lateral Raise
The rear lateral raise is an isolated exercise for your rear shoulder muscles.
How to perform the rear lateral raise
- Holding dumbbells, stand with knees slightly bent and your back at about a 20 - 30 degree angle from the floor. Your back should be straight, and your arms hanging down, elbows slightly bent.
- Keeping your arms locked, slowly raise the dumbbells out to the sides until elbows are level with your shoulders.
- Slowly return to the starting position.
- Repeat steps 2 & 3 until you've repeated the desired number of reps
|Number of Reps
For building muscle size: 3 sets of between 6 - 8 reps. For muscle tone: 3 sets of between 12 - 15 reps.
- Deltoid, Posterior (Rear Delts)
- Infraspinatus (Rotary Cuff)
- Teres Minor (Rotary Cuff)
- Deltoid, Lateral (Side Delts)
- Trapezius, Middle (Upper Traps)
- Trapezius, Lower (Lower Traps)
- Rhomboid (Back - Middle)
- Triceps Brachii (Triceps)
- Wrist Extensors (Forearm)
- Erector Spinae (Lower Back)
- Hamstrings (Rear Thigh)
- Gluteus Maximus (Butt)
- Adductor Magnus (Inner Thigh)