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Overhead Barbell Press


About The Overhead Barbell Press This overhead barbell press is commonly used to strengthen the muscles within the shoulder region. Several variations are possible, all if which are discussed below. For simplicity, the instructions below are in reference to performing the movement to the front, with elbows in line with shoulders (3:00 & 9:00). Although […]

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exercises for abs
abdominal exercises

Lying Dumbbell Laterals


About Lying Dumbbell Laterals The lying dumbbell raise draws a slightly different recruitment pattern than the standing method. While both versions effectively target the mid-shoulder region, maximum emphasis is placed on the muscle at different ranges of motion. While standing, the mid-shoulder maximally contracts while the dumbbell is brought up to shoulder height. However, the […]

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exercises for abs
abdominal exercises

Incline Shoulder Raises

About Incline Shoulder Raises Front dumbbell raises can be done with either a straight bar or dumbbells and they are an excellent method to isolate the anterior (front) aspect of the shoulder region. Throughout execution, it is important not to raise the weights too high and at the same time, it is equally important not […]

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