Shoulders Side Raises With Resistance Band

How To Do Resistance Band Lateral Raises Properly?

Lateral raises with resistance band is an easy exercise that you can do at home, for that matter anywhere, without equipment. Resistance bands are simple to use, and yet they work so well.

Learn here how to do arms lateral raises with resistance band properly, watch video demonstrating correct form, start position & movements.

What Muscles Do Side Lateral Raises Work?

The side lateral raises mainly target & build sides of your shoulders. You will be amazed to see how effectively this exercise will target and build the lateral head of your deltoids.

Start Position

Grasp one handle (end) of the resistance band with each hand. Step on the middle of the band with your both feet about hip width distance apart. Keep your posture upright, don’t arch your back and tighten your abdominals. Allow the arms hang down by your sides with a little bend at the elbows and the palms your hands facing to your body.


(i) Maintaining a slight bend in your elbows, and chest up at all times, slowly raise your arms up from the sides of your body until they reach parallel with the floor. At the top position your body will be in the alphabet “T” form.

(ii) Pause for a couple of seconds at the top position, feel the contraction, and slowly lower back down. This will complete one rep.

(iii) Do the desired number of reps to complete this Shoulders Side Raises with resistance band exercise.

Watch this Demo VIDEO to learn how to do Side Lateral Raises With Resistance Band Correctly:

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