Posts Tagged ‘exercises for deltoids’


Overhead Dumbbell Press


About The Overhead Dumbbell Press If you only have time for one shoulder exercise – the overhead dumbbell press is it. No other exercise even compares to the overhead dumbbell press when it comes to targeting the shoulders and stimulating the development of lean muscle. The overhead dumbbell press is classified as a compound, multi-joint […]

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abdominal exercises

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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Bent Over Lateral Raises

Description Bent over lateral raises are classed as an isolation movement and are typically completed nearing the final stages of a back or shoulder workout. However, from my personal experiences, performing bent over lateral raises immediately prior to moving to a row type exercise is a great way to pre-exhaust the muscles of the upper back before drawing […]

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Lateral Dumbbell Raises

About Lateral Dumbbell Raises Lateral dumbbell raises – when done correctly – are very effective in strengthening the middle or “lateral” portion of the deltoids. The shoulder joint is more susceptible to injury due to its increased mobility. Because of this heightened risk of injury, extra caution must be taken and exercises – lateral dumbbell […]

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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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