Posts Tagged ‘Shoulder 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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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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Overhead Plate Press

About The Overhead Plate Press As mentioned in the shoulder article, the frontal aspect of the shoulder (anterior deltoids) typically require minimal additional training due to their involvement in pressing movements such as the bench press. In most cases, additional isolation training commonly contributes to over-training. However, if placed appropriately within a professionally designed training […]

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Barbell Upright Row

About Upright Barbell Rows The barbell upright row exercise is fairly common. Unfortunately, a lot of people perform barbell upright rows incorrectly. As people perform the barbell upright row exercise, most of them tend to elevate the elbows beyond shoulder-level. When this occurs, the trainee is at risk of sustaining an injury to the rotator […]

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