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Exercise Demonstrations

Single Arm Lateral Raises with Band

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Single Arm Lateral Raises with Band Exercise

Starting Position

Hold the left handle in your left hand. Place other side of resistance band on the floor and stand on it with feet hip-width apart. Stand tall with back straight, abs engaged, left arm at your side, palm facing inward, and right hand on your hip.

Action

EXHALE: Keeping left arm straight, slowly lift your arm up to shoulder height.

INHALE: Slowly return back down to the start position to complete one rep.

Finish set on this side and then switch sides.

Special Instructions

Do not lean back or to the sides as you lift your arm. Keep arm straight, but not locked. Keep wrist in line with the forearm--not bent up or down. Make it easier: Stand closer to the handle on the floor to decrease resistance. Make it harder: Stand closer to the handle you’re holding to increase resistance. Stand with legs closer together for more core challenge.

Muscles Worked: Shoulders