Machine Lateral Raises

shouler exercise machine lateral raises

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about machine lateral raise. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff.

Sit on the machine and take the handles :

  • Inhale and raises your elbows to the horizontal

  • Exhale at the end of the movement

This exercise mainly works the lateral deltoid and also the supra-spinous muscles. If you raise your elbows beyond the horizontal, you’ll work the upper part of trapezius.

Note: This is a good exercise for beginners that doesn’t require any positioning effort and allows to do sets with high reps.

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