Side Raise Isometric Hold

Learn how to perform a seated lateral raise isometric hold with video and instructions by SHOCK App trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Side Raise Hold

Primary Muscles: Upper Body,  Shoulders

Exercise Families: Isometric

Equipment: Dumbbell

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Sit holding a pair of dumbbells at your sides, with an overhand grip, and with your elbows slightly bent.

  2. Lift the weights along an arc to the sides of the body. Pause once the dumbbells are approximately shoulder height. Hold the position for the specified amount of time.

  3. You should feel this working your arms, traps, and shoulder muscles.

Alternative Exercises:

Side Raise  Bodyweight Side Raise

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