Posts Tagged ‘shoulder exercise’


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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External Rotation Exercise


About The External Rotation Exercise The purpose of the external rotation exercise is to strengthen the external shoulder rotators within the rotator cuff (infraspinatus & teres minor). Muscle imbalances frequently lead to injuries and considering that the shoulders are extra susceptible to injury due to their anatomical makeup, it is important to identify and correct […]

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abdominal exercises

Front Dumbbell Raises

About Front Dumbbell Raises In most cases, isolating the front of the shoulders (anterior deltoids) isn’t necessary due to the fact they’re recruited and strengthened every time a pressing movement is performed for the chest. With that being said, if rehabilitation is your goal or your anterior deltoids are stubborn and require specific isolation, then […]

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Shoulder Press Machine

About The Shoulder Press Machine The seated shoulder press machine has become somewhat of a staple within fitness facilities. Along with the majority of circuit equipment, the shoulder press machine is an ideal selection for beginners. The pre-determined movement path allows the primary focus to be on the muscle contraction rather than trying to stabilize […]

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