Nothing commands respect like a strong and sexy pair of shoulders! Weather your a guy or a girl it makes no difference. There’s just something about well defined shoulder caps in a tank top. You think I’m the only one with this opinion? Remember the 80’s when they put shoulder pads in just about every upper body article of clothing? Its because FIT shoulders represent an individual who is IN CHARGE. And, here’s the best news of all PHW fans, they’re not that hard to get.
With just a few simple exercises, you can have the deltoids of a worrier. You just have to be willing to spend about 15 minutes on each shoulder workout once or twice a week. The exercises mentioned here are very standard but they have been building the best delts for many years. The following description definitions come from exrx.net. The site is great, check it out.
Exercise #1 Dumbell Shoulder Press
Preparation- Position dumbbells to each side of shoulders with elbows below wrists.
Execution- Press dumbbells upward until arms are extended overhead. Lower to sides of shoulders and repeat.
Preparation- Grasp dumbbells in front of thighs with elbows slightly bent. Bend over with hips and knees bent slightly.
Execution- Raise upper arms to sides until elbows are shoulder height. Maintain elbows’ height above or equal to wrists. Lower and repeat.
Exercise #3 Front Deltoid Raise
Preparation- Grasp dumbbells in both hands. Position dumbbells in front of upper legs with elbows straight or slightly bent.
Execution- Raise dumbbells forward and upward with until upper arms are above horizontal. Lower and repeat.
Exercise #4 Rear Lateral Raise
Preparation- Grasp dumbbells to each side. Bend knees and bend over through hips with back flat close to horizontal. Position elbows with slight bend and palms facing together.
Execution- Raise upper arms to sides until elbows are shoulder height. Maintain upper arms perpendicular to torso and fixed elbow position (10° to 30° angle) throughout exercise. Maintain height of elbows above wrists by raising “pinkie finger” side up. Lower and repeat.
All of these exercise are to be done with a pair of dumbbells. So, you don’t even need a gym to do them. Now remember that there are Many exercises for every body part including shoulders. It’s just that these are the simplest most effective exercises you can do to build those sexy muscular shoulders.