ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How to Perform L-Lateral Raises

Updated on September 2, 2020

L-lateral raise is a lateral raise variation, which works to tone and bulk up the shoulders. Like the traditional lateral raise, its main goal is to improve the deltoid muscles. But compared to the traditional lateral raise, L-lateral raise is easier to do but uses more weight. Whether you are a body builder or a simple folk who desires better shaped shoulders, you will greatly benefit from an L-lateral raise workout. This article will teach you how to do this.

  • Get dumbbells. Remember that light weights are needed for this to prevent injuring or straining your shoulders. If you don’t have dumbbells, you can make use of any objects that will provide weight.
  • Do the starting position. Hold your dumbbells in each hand, with arms on your side. Stand up straight and move your feet far apart. Bend your legs slightly. Relax. Inhale and exhale.
  • Move your hands up. Raise your hands from the front to the side, moving your arms parallel to the shoulders. You should be able to bend your arms at 90 degrees to make an L. Remain standing straight. Remember to exhale while you raise your arms.
  • Move your hands back to the side. Undo the L-shape of the arms and begin to lower them, moving your hands back to the starting position. Again, make sure to stand straight and keep your feet far apart.
  • Repeat the L-lateral raises. Try to make at least four repetitions. Then add four more until you can make 12 repetitions. Make sure, however, not to strain your muscles by moving so fast. Take it easy. Execute the L-lateral raises slowly in your first few attempts. If you need to rest in between executions, please do so. And if you know you can’t move any further, then stop.
  • Do the one-arm raise. The L-lateral raise can be done with both arms, but you can also try to raise one arm at a time. One-arm lateral raise allows you to focus on your movements and ultimately help you execute the workout more precisely. As you do the L-lateral raise with one arm, keep the other arm on the side. Do four repetitions or more. When you are done, do the L-lateral raise with your other arm.
  • Regularly do the L-lateral raise. If you are serious about getting better shaped shoulders, remember to incorporate L-lateral raise into your regular workout. You can do either two-arm raise or one-arm raise, depending on your preference and goal. You can add more weight if your body is capable, but remember not to add more than what your body can accommodate.

When doing an L-lateral raise, make sure to observe proper posture. A proper posture will help you attain your goals and will prevent any muscle strain or injury. If you are not sure you are doing the L-lateral raise the right way, consult a fitness trainer. Remember that a guided workout will produce good results.

If you don’t have a trainer, you can try to watch video tutorials on the Internet.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)