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Exercise Demonstrations

Wall Sit with Lateral Dumbbell Raises

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Wall Sit with Lateral Dumbbell Raises Exercise

Starting Position

Lean against a solid wall, with your feet out in front of you approximately 12 inches and shoulder width apart. Hold dumbbells to your side, palms facing inward.


Slowly lower your body from the hips until you reach 90 degrees at the knees. Hold that position. Slowly raise your fully extended arms to your side. Donít lock your elbows. Raise the dumbbells to shoulder level and return to the starting position. Try raising the dumbbell in the wall sit position 10-12 times. Repeat.

Special Instructions


Muscles Worked: Shoulders, Quads

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