Resistance Band Lateral Raises / Side Raises
- Place your left foot onto the middle of a resistance band. Step forward with the right. Tighten your abdominals and avoid arching your back.
- Maintaining a slight bend in the elbows at all times, slowly raise your arms up from the sides of your body. Be sure to favor the front as you lift.
- Once your arms reach parallel with the floor, pause, feel the contraction, and slowly lower back down.
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Resistance band lateral raises / side raises is a gym work out exercise that targets shoulders and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Cable upright rows, trx / suspension planks and standing front shoulder plate / dumbbell / kettlebell raises are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as resistance band lateral raises / side raises. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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