Lateral / Side Shoulder Dumbbell Raises / Power Partials
- Stand with your back straight, feet shoulder width apart, while holding a dumbbell in each hand with a neutral grip.
- Hold your arms fully extended by your side, with your palms facing in to your body.
- Keep your elbows close to your sides. This is the start position.
- Keeping your arms fully extended and your torso stationary, lift the dumbbells out to your sides and up until they are at shoulder level. Exhale as you do so.
- Hold for a count of one while squeezing your shoulder muscles.
- Return to the start position in a smooth controlled movement inhaling as you do so.
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Lateral / side shoulder dumbbell raises / power partials is a gym work out exercise that targets shoulders. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Dual / two arm dumbbell front shoulder raises, medicine ball wall throw and two-arm kettlebell squat swings are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as lateral / side shoulder dumbbell raises / power partials. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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