Whatís the best exercise to build broad shoulders?
muscle groups impact your strength and appearance the way
broad shoulders do. Your deltoids, or shoulder muscles, are
used in most pushing movements, making them an important
muscle for upper body strength. For men, broad shoulders
project an image of strength and masculinity. For a woman,
broad shoulders make the waist and hips appear smaller.
are 3 main muscles in the shoulders: anterior deltoid (the
front part of your shoulders), medial deltoid (the middle part
of your shoulders), and posterior deltoid (the back part of
your shoulders). Just like on any muscle, you need to use low
weight and high repetitions to build a base of strength, then
over time add weight to make the shoulders grow bigger, wider,
broader, and stronger.
exercise for shoulders? The overhead press is a classic
compound movement and it effectively targets all three
shoulder muscles. Overhead presses can be done with a barbell
or dumbbells. While the overhead press can be performed
standing or seated, standing is generally easier on your back
because you can use your legs as natural shock absorbers.
holding the weight at about shoulder height, with your elbows
directly under your hands. Push the weight overhead until it
is at armís length. Fully extend your arms but donít hold
your elbows locked out. Repeat the movement for 3 sets of 10
repetitions, adding a little weight as you feel comfortable.
good exercises for shoulders: side lateral raises to focus on
the medial deltoids, and rear dumbbell raises to focus on the