TRAINING

Supersize Your Delts:

Power Up Your Shoulders with This Knockout Starter Routine

Supersize Your Delts

Remember to consult your doctor before starting any diet and exercise plan.

The shoulders are a very important component of the perfect physique. The right size and proportion can make you look wider, stronger, and your arms bigger. However, good shoulder development takes time and requires a lot of hard work and consistency with your efforts. The shoulder muscles are made up of three heads so they require a wide variety of exercises in order to realize their full potential for both overall mass and definition.

The following shoulder routine should be completed once a week for maximum training effect. Perform 4 sets of 8-10 reps for each of the following exercises:

1. Barbell Military Press:

To develop the overall mass of the shoulders with special emphasis on the front of the shoulder muscle (anterior deltoid).

Execution

2. Lateral Raises

To isolate the side of the shoulder muscle (medial deltoid).

Execution:

3. Bent-Over Lateral Raises

To isolate the rear muscles of the shoulder (posterior deltoid).

Execution:

4. Shrugs

To develop the muscles of the neck, upper inner back (trapezius), as well as the front of the shoulder (anterior deltoid).

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