1. Take a firm grip of the dumbbells and allow them to rest next to your thighs with your palms facing inwards
2. Stand tall and strong with your feet placed about shoulder-width apart and a slight bend at the knee
3. When ready, exhale and bring the dumbbells upwards and away from your body while maintaining a very slight bend at the elbow
4. Aim to bring the dumbbell up to the same height as your shoulders before briefly pausing, and then lowering back to down the starting position
The primary muscles used in Standing Dumbbell Lateral Raises are the Shoulders. The secondary muscles used are the Traps.