Shoulder Exercises for Weight Training

shoulders Shoulder Exercises are weight training exercises that are designed to strengthen the muscles located in your shoulders.

The muscles located in your shoulders are called the deltoids. Deltoids are actually made up of three major muscle strands:
1 - the front head located in front of your shoulders (anterior head)
2 - the rear head located at the back of your shoulders (posterior head)
3 - the outer head located between the front and rear heads (lateral head)

shoulder exercise Your shoulder muscles are solicited whenever you are involved in pulling, pushing, or raising motions. Pulling something towards you will require the input from your rear deltoids. Pushing something away from you will require the input from your front deltoids. Raising something up the sides of your body will require the input from your outer deltoid muscles.

As with most fitness exercises, shoulder exercises will often times require the help of neighbouring muscles. In most cases, shoulder exercises will need input from either your triceps, biceps and/or back muscles.

Finally, shoulder exercises can be performed using a wide variety of fitness equipment. Notably, you may use a standard barbell, a pair of dumbbells, an exercise ball or commercial gym-type equipments.

Dumbbell Shoulder Exercises

Dumbbell Shoulder Exercises

Barbell Shoulder Exercises

Barbell Shoulder Exercises

Band Shoulder Exercises

Band Shoulder Exercises

Ball Shoulder Exercises

Ball Shoulder Exercises

Strength Shoulder Exercises

Strength Shoulder Exercises

Bowflex Shoulder Exercises

Bowflex Shoulder Exercises

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