Category Archive for "Shoulder Exercises"

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Upright Rows

Grab a barbell with a shoulder width overhand (palms down) grip. Stand straight up with the barbell in front of your thighs. Raise the barbell straight upwards keeping it close to your body, until it reaches mid-chest height, then lower…

Standing Rear Delt Laterals

Grab two dumbbells and bend over so your back is roughly parallel to the floor. With palms inward, elbows locked, and arms straight or slightly bent, raise your arms until they are parallel to the ground then lower the weights…

Standing Rear Delt Cable Laterals

Setup a dual cable machine to the low setting. Bend over to where your back is roughly parallel to the floor. Grab the right cable with your left hand, and grab the left cable with your right hand. With palms…

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Side Laterals

Grab two dumbbells and stand up straight. Keep your hands at your sides and your palms facing inwards. With locked elbows, and straight or slightly bent arms, raise the dumbbells up to shoulder height and back down to the starting…

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Seated Smith Machine Overhead Press

Position a bench with the back straight up underneath a smith machine. Before performing this exercise, be sure that the bench is directly in the middle of the barbell and that the barbell is set at the right height. Begin…

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Seated Side Laterals

Grab two dumbbells and sit on a bench. Start with the weights down at your sides with your palms in. With your elbows locked, and arms straight or slightly bent, raise the weights up until your arms are shoulder height,…

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Seated Rear Delt Laterals

Grab two dumbbells and sit on a bench. Bend over so that your chest is almost touching your knees and the weights are held underneath your legs. This is the starting position. With your palms facing inwards, elbows locked, and…