Build Strong Shoulders with these Pressing Exercises

When looking to build wider, stronger, shoulders look no further than compound pressing movements. Strong shoulders are definitely possible, even for hard gainers, with the following three exercises. Any pressing type of movement will also target the upper back, trapezius, pectorals and triceps. Let’s take a look at a few great exercises, using different equipment, to add to your next strength program.

Barbell Push Press

Overall, you can’t beat this beneficial, compound movement. Work the hips as well as the upper body and arms with this useful exercise. Once the exercise has been mastered, you can add ankle plantar flexion into the mix, making it more sports specific.

Barbell Rear Military Press

When you start getting fatigued with this exercise, bring the quads and hips into play with a hip thrust to initiate the pressing movement. In order to push out a few extra repetitions.

Kettlebell Alternating Shoulder Press

A great uni-lateral exercise to add to any shoulder strength training program. Individual shoulder work using a kettlebell or dumbbell is always a good addition to any program.

Kettlebell Turkish Get-Up Lunge

This can be a tough exercise to master for some. But a great to build overall body and in particular, should stabilization strength.

Final Thought

There are so many great exercises to develop strength in and around the shoulder capsule. These are just a few of them, but they will help to get you started building those wider, stronger shoulders. This collection of exercises will do just that, building deep inner strength as well as more superficial with the three heads of the deltoid muscle.

Stay Strong Together

Jefit is an advanced strength training tracking & planning app. Their workout log can help you meet your fitness goals. By providing an extensive exercise library, individuals can pick and choose their own program according to specific goals. You can also join the members-only Facebook group where you can connect and interact with your fellow Jefit members. Share your successes, stories, advice, and tips so you learn and grow together.

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