Inclined Bench Lateral Raise


  • Lay sideways on an incline bench.
  • Hold a dumbbell at your side that is not on the bench. Have your elbow bent slightly.
  • Raise your arm until it is parallel with the floor. Keep your elbow aligned with your shoulder and wrist.
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds and the release back to the starting position.


  • Use your other arm for balance or head support.
Primary muscles Lateral delts
Secondary muscles Trapezius Anterior delts