Landmine Lateral Raise

Landmine Lateral Raise


This exercise involves using a landmine attachment and performing lateral raises to target the shoulders. The landmine allows for a wider range of motion and can be done standing or kneeling.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Landmine Lateral Raise Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your left foot slightly in front of your right foot.
  2. Place the end of a barbell into a landmine attachment or securely anchor it in a corner.
  3. Grasp the barbell with your right hand and extend your arm straight out to the side, keeping your elbow slightly bent.
  4. Slowly raise the barbell up towards your shoulder, keeping your elbow in the same position and your wrist straight.
  5. Pause at the top of the movement and then slowly lower the barbell back down to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions and then switch sides.

Landmine Lateral Raise Form & Visual

Landmine Lateral Raise

Landmine Lateral Raise Benefits

  • Targets the lateral deltoid muscles, which are responsible for shoulder abduction and stabilization
  • Helps to improve shoulder mobility and flexibility
  • Can be performed with relatively light weights, making it a good exercise for beginners or those with shoulder injuries
  • Engages the core muscles, providing additional stability and strengthening benefits
  • Can be easily modified by changing the angle of the landmine or the grip on the barbell

Landmine Lateral Raise Muscles Worked

  • Deltoids (shoulders)
  • Trapezius (upper back)
  • Rotator cuff muscles (shoulder stabilizers)
  • Triceps (back of upper arm)

Landmine Lateral Raise Variations & Alternatives

  • Landmine Front Raise
  • Landmine Reverse Fly
  • Landmine Shoulder Press
  • Landmine Upright Row
  • Single Arm Landmine Press
  • Landmine 180s
  • Landmine Bent Over Row
  • Landmine Push Press
  • Landmine Thruster