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Exercises for your Shoulders

Get defined shoulders with the following exercises that work your anterior, lateral and posterior deltoids.

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  • Handstand Push Up (Handstand Shoulder Press)

    <p>For advanced trainees, this exercise targets the Anterior Deltoid. Why is it so advanced? Your pushing your entire body weight up and down while needing to balance yourself to keep yourself from falling.</p>

    • force push
    • level advanced
    • category upper body
    • movement compound
  • Dive Bomber Push Up

    <p>An advanced version of the <a href="http://www.strengthify.com/exercises/push-up" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">push up</a>, this variation focuses more on your shoulders in addition to your chest, and also stresses the lower fibers of the pectoral muscles when returning.&nbsp;</p>

    • force push
    • level advanced
    • category upper body
    • movement compound
  • Arm Circles Backward

    <p>Arm circles are great as a warm up exercise as well as for increasing muscular endurance in the shoulders. It's a good idea to progress from starting with small circles, then to medium circles and then perform big circles.</p>

    • force pull
    • level beginner
    • category upper body
    • movement isolated
  • Military Press (Overhead Press)

    • force push
    • level intermediate
    • category upper body
    • movement compound
  • Arm Circles Forward

    <p>Arm circles are great as a warm up exercise as well as for increasing muscular endurance in the shoulders. It's a good idea to progress from starting with small circles, then to medium circles and then perform big circles.</p>

    • force push
    • level beginner
    • category upper body
    • movement isolated
  • Jumping Jack

    • force both
    • level beginner
    • category full body
    • movement compound
  • Side Arm Raise

    • force pull
    • level beginner
    • category upper body
    • movement isolated