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The standing lateral raise primarily works the lateral deltoid muscles, which are the muscles found on the sides of the shoulders. Synergists include the middle and lower trapezius and the anterior, or front, deltoid mus... More »

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To do a lateral raise, choose the size of the weights with which you want to exercise, grip the weights with your hands slightly angled and pinkies at the highest point, lift the weights to a 45 degree angle while bendin... More »

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According to WebMD, some effective exercises that can improve rounded shoulders include the lateral raise, alternating front raise and prone shoulder extension. Performing these exercises for three sets of 10 repetitions... More »

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The hamstrings are the primary muscles worked during a power clean, but other muscles worked include the shoulders, forearms, calves, lower back and triceps. The exercise uses a pulling movement. More »

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The quadriceps are a group of four muscles located at the front and sides of the thighs. These muscles originate from the femur bone and run down to the patella or kneecap. More »

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Although biceps curls work to build the biceps muscles, according to Throwback Fit, they are a very ineffective exercise for this purpose. Muscle & Fitness suggests making small changes to biceps curls that make the exer... More »

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Muscles that cause two bones on two different sides of the joint to close, resembling a bending action, are called flexor muscles. However, each muscle has the ability only to pull, not to push, so muscles need to work i... More »

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