Dumbbell Lying Rear Delt Raise

The dumbbell lying rear delt raise is a great exercise for shoulders. Having proper form is important to get the most out of the exercise and to avoid straining yourself.

Here is how to perform a dumbbell lying rear delt raise:

  • Lie flat on the bench with your face down and two dumbbells in hand, arms resting on your sides
  • Keep elbows bent slightly and palms facing inward
  • Raise arms until elbows are about shoulder height and arms are parallel to the ground
  • Hold at full extension for a second or two
  • Lower slowly back down and repeat

Here’s a video of the exercise to visualize how it’s done:

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