Follow these easy steps to learn how to perform a Seated Lateral Raise.


1. With a pair of dumbbells, take a seated position, feet either close together or shoulder width apart.

2. Hold the dumbbells at your sides, palms facing inwards. This is the starting position.

3. Keeping your torso upright, core engaged, eyes facing forward, and with a slight bend in your arms, slowly raise the dumbbells up to around shoulder height.

4. Pause at the top, and then slowly lower back to the starting position.


Main muscles worked: Deltoids (shoulders)