KEY COACHING POINTS:

  • Keep your shoulder blades pinned back

  • Slight bend in the elbows

  • Laterally raise the dumbbells

  • Pause for a second when the dumbbells get to shoulder height

  • Take it slow and controlled on the way back down

  • Make sure you keep the muscles under tension the entire time

MAIN MUSCLE - DELTOIDS

FULL TUTORIAL

Sit with the dumbbells by your side and your shoulders pinned back. Lift the dumbbells to your side with a slight bend at the elbow, continue to go up until you arms are parallel to the floor and then pause for a second. Lower the dumbbells back down slowly whilst maintaining constant tension.