Single-arm lateral raise

The single-arm lateral raise is a shoulder exercise that targets the medial or middle head of the deltoid muscle. It's a staple strength-training move and is a great option for accessory work on upper-body training days. Hold on to a post for balance, or do it free-standing to challenge core strength and stability. It is usually performed for moderate to high reps, at least 8-12 reps per side, as part of the upper-body or shoulder-focused portion of a workout.

Benefits

  1. Builds shoulder strength and size, even with light weights
  2. Can help create balanced shoulder development between sides
  3. Easy to increase range of motion by holding on to a post and leaning to the side
  4. Can create better mind-muscle connection than raises using two arms
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