Lying Rear Lateral Raise
Lying Rear Lateral Raise Instructions
- Start by lying face down on a flat bench or exercise ball, with your arms hanging straight down towards the floor.
- Engage your shoulder blades and lift your arms up and out to the sides, keeping them straight, until they are level with your shoulders.
- Hold for a moment, then slowly lower your arms back down to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Lying Rear Lateral Raise Form & Visual
Lying Rear Lateral Raise Benefits
- Targets the rear deltoids, which are often neglected in traditional shoulder exercises
- Helps improve posture by strengthening the muscles in the upper back
- Can be done with light weights or bodyweight, making it accessible for beginners
- Can be easily modified by changing the angle of the arms or the position of the body
- Can be done at home or in the gym with minimal equipment
Lying Rear Lateral Raise Muscles Worked
- Posterior deltoids
- Terres minor
Lying Rear Lateral Raise Variations & Alternatives
- Standing Rear Lateral Raise
- Bent-Over Rear Lateral Raise
- Cable Rear Lateral Raise
- Seated Rear Lateral Raise
- One-Arm Rear Lateral Raise
- Reverse Fly