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