Lateral Rotation in Side Lying

The Lateral Rotation side lying exercise works the glenohumeral joint, inparticular the rotator cuff muscles.


  • Strengthens the teres minor, infraspinatus and the posterior deltoid.


  • In a side-lying position as shown and with the arm supported and elbow bent to a right angle, the athlete lifts the weight upwards, keeping the upper arm resting against the body.

Muscles worked:

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