Head-on-bench dumbbell rear delt raise

The head-on-bench dumbbell rear delt raise is an exercise targeting the posterior shoulder muscles, or rear deltoids. This variation of the bent-over rear delt raise often helps to better isolate this area of the shoulder. Because it targets such small muscles, this exercise is usually performed with light weight for high reps, such as 10-15 reps per set or more.


  1. Adds size and strength to the rear deltoids
  2. Positioning the head on the incline bench lowers the chance of using momentum to lift the weights
  3. Also works the traps and upper back

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