Elastic Band Rear Raises

How to do the Elastic Band Rear Raises

Start by bending over with an elastic band underneath your feet and your arms perpendicular to the floor. Now raise your arms out to the side so that your arms are now parallel to the floor.

Spotter Information:
A spotter can be used for motivation

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Shoulder
  • Shoulders
  • Posterior Deltoids
  • Rear Deltoids
  • Isolation
  • Elastic Band

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
17.1 lbs10.4 29.7 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 17.1 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 8 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Elastic Band Rear Raises

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Muscle Specific Advanced
Muscular Definition Advanced
Sport Specific Intermediate
Endurance Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.