Bodyweight Side Raise

Learn how to perform bodyweight side raises with video and instructions by SHOCK App trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Side Raise

Primary Muscles: Upper Body,  Shoulders

Equipment: Bodyweight

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Start laying on a mat, with arms extended straight out perpendicular to your body. Keep your head in line with your spine.

  2. Pull your shoulder blades back in toward your spine, trying to squeeze them together, keeping the arms fully extended. Lower the arms back down to starting position and repeat for the specified amount of time or repetitions

  3. You should feel this exercise challenging your back, shoulders, and rotator cuff muscles. 

Alternative Exercises:

Weighted Side Raise  Bench Side Raise

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