Single-arm incline lateral raise

The single-arm incline lateral raise is an exercise targeting the lateral or medial head of the shoulder muscles. It is performed lying sideways on an incline bench set to around 45 degrees, which helps to increase the range of motion in the lift and enforce strict form. Because it targets such small muscles, this exercise is usually performed with light weight for high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more.


  1. Adds size and strength to the middle deltoids
  2. Enforces strict form and eliminates momentum
  3. Increased range of motion over standing lateral raises
  4. Intense shoulder training even with light weight

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