Posts Tagged ‘workouts for deltoids’


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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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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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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