Category Archives for "Shoulder Exercises"

Optimize Your Rear Deltoids With The Lying Rear Delt Raise Exercise

Ever heard of the lying rear delt raise? Do you know how to do it?

The upper body is one of the most worked out parts of the body. But despite this, the rear delts are often ignored or less worked out. When exercising, most people do not see the need of performing activities targeted specifically for the rear delts and thus end up getting invariable results.

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How To Perform A Cable Rear Delt Fly And Why You Should Do It

The rear delts can sometimes end up as the forgotten step-child of shoulder muscles. With gym-goers focusing heavily on pressing movements and adding in raises for isolation, the anterior and lateral heads of the deltoids get the lion’s share of attention.

Sure, your posterior delts will get worked during some of your pulling movements but they rarely get as much focus as they need. As you will discover in this article, training your rear delts is something that you need to take seriously.

To train these muscles effectively, isolating them with certain exercises is a good idea. An excellent isolation exercise for the back part of your shoulders, where your posterior delts are located, is the cable rear delt fly.

I will provide a step-by-step guide to performing the exercise correctly later. First, you need to know a little bit more about your posterior deltoid muscles and why training them directly will benefit you.

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Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise: How To Do It Perfectly

The Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise is a good exercise especially to those who want to target their posterior deltoids. It is a medium difficulty type of exercise meaning a majority of people can withstand it. Even for those still, without enough endurance can adapt to it within a matter of weeks. This post is purposely meant to teach you how to effectively and appropriately do the Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise type of a workout for maximum benefits.

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Kettlebell Upright Row: How To Perform The Best Exercise For Shoulder

Are you looking for a simple shoulder exercise to incorporate into your workout routine? Then try the kettlebell upright row.

The above is an excellent exercise for people who are still new to the idea of using kettlebells for fitness as well as those that want to better their workout routine. It is an exercise that will help you get back in shape quickly and conveniently as you do not need to do this in a gym.

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Cable Upright Rows: What Is It And How To Do It Correctly

Introduction: The Cable upright row is a medium-intensity exercise that is ideally done to work out the shoulder muscles. It is an upright row shoulder exercise variation that uses a cable pulley and a straight bar with the pulley being on the lowest setting. The trapezius and deltoid shoulder muscles are primarily targeted but on the long run, many more muscles including the cardiac muscles will highly benefit.

Other than the use of cable pulleys and straight bars, the upright row can equally be performed with the use of dumbbells, a barbell or a smith machine.


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Arms And Shoulder Workout : List Of The Best Exercises

Often people put much focus on working out other parts of their body like the hips, abs, and butt but forget that their upper body also needs to be worked out. The few that try to work their upper body also ignore the fact that they need to work all their upper body muscles in equal measure to keep them at peak health.

I guess what I am trying to say here is that when you go to the gym don’t just focus on your lower body just because it is where there is most body fat, instead give your upper body the same attention by incorporating some arms and shoulder workout exercises in your routine.


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Smith Machine Upright Row: All You Need To Know


Have you ever wanted a big chest that match with nice biceps? It might also come with wide set of shoulders which look more like doors. Do an upright row, it’s an effective body building exercise if you’re aiming to get what the type of body I have mentioned. Why? Well, the upright row enhances your trapezius muscles, side deltoids, rhomboids, and front delts. Putting this exercise into your routine will help you enhance your shoulder and upper back.

Well it is quite difficult if you would do it the wrong way, not to mention the injuries you would suffer. Well, there are two ways to do it, the normal upright row, and the Smith Machine upright row. Doing an upright row normally is fine, but doing it with a Smith Machine is way better.


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