Seated Machine Lateral Raises


  • You will use a seated side lateral machine. Adjust the seat so that you can perform the movement effectively. The pads should touch just below your shoulders.
  • Raise your arms out to the sides, with the pad.
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds, then release back to the starting position.


  • You range of motion is limited, so focus on the the form and speed.
Primary muscles Lateral delts
Secondary muscles Trapezius Anterior delts