How to do Arm Raises

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: upper back, chest, shoulders


Stand with feet shoulder length apart and keep your hands at your side with palms facing forward, raise your arms up and out to the sides so that your arms are at shoulder height. Then lower them to starting position, with a fluid and constant motion until you have completed the set. Keep your breathing fluid and constant. It is important to keep your spine straight and hips facing forward.

How to make Arm Raises easier

This exercise can be done seated.

How to make Arm Raises more challenging

This exercise can also be done with elastic bands, or light dumbbells

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