Shoulder Exercises

Shoulder Exercises For Building Muscle And Strength (Quick Video)

All Shoulder Exercises Demonstration Videos (66)

Cable Lateral Raises

Cable Lateral Raises

Cable Lateral Raise exercise is a great isolation exercise that effectively targets the medial head of the shoulder. With the use of the cable there is more continuous tension on the shoulder compared to a dumbbell. Cable Lateral Raises is best used as a finisher in a...

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Smith Machine Overhead Press

Smith Machine Overhead Press

Smith Machine Overhead Press exercise is a compound movement that effectively builds size for the entire shoulder complex. Primary muscle involved is the front or anterior head and the upper chest but the lateral head also gets worked in this exercise. Smith Machine...

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Hang Power Clean

Hang Power Clean

Hang Power Clean exercise is a great exercise that works the entire posterior chain: the hamstrings, glutes and the lower back with secondary emphasis on the lats, rear shoulder heads, traps, upper back, upper thighs and calves. Unlike another exercise that works the...

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Smith Machine Shoulder Press

Smith Machine Shoulder Press

Smith machine shoulder press exercise is a great exercise for building up the size and strength of your shoulder muscles and is good for doing when you don’t have a workout partner or spotter around. The smith machine safety catch will help protect you if you fail...

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Dumbbell Push Press

Dumbbell Push Press

Dumbbell Push Press exercise is a fantastic exercise that not only builds the shoulder muscles but develops power and speed. Dumbbell Push Presses also works the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, lower back, hips, upper back, traps and rear shoulders. This exercise...

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Barbell Military Press

Barbell Military Press

Barbell Military Press exercise is an excellent compound exercise that builds the shoulders, upper back, triceps and the core muscles. Barbell Military Presses will also develop strength, coordination and balance. This can be the primary exercise in your shoulder...

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Barbell Upright Rows

Barbell Upright Rows

Barbell Upright Row exercise is an effective compound exercise that hits the traps, shoulders, upper back, chest, biceps and forearms. It also engages the core muscles to stabilise the upper body and support the lower back. Barbell Upright Row is a valuable addition...

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Cable Front Raises

Cable Front Raises

Cable Front Raise exercise is a great exercise to isolate the front or anterior head of your shoulder. There is very slight involvement of the upper back and traps. Cable Front Raises is an important exercise for strengthening the front area of the shoulders which are...

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Barbell Front Raises

Barbell Front Raises

Barbell Front Raise exercise is a great exercise for targeting the front heads of the shoulders. It will also work the lateral and rear heads of the shoulders and upper back. Barbell Front Raises will also build strength and stability in your shoulders. You can...

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Dumbbell Front Raises

Dumbbell Front Raises

Dumbbell Front Raise exercise is an effective exercise for isolating the front head of the shoulders. Dumbbell Front Raises also engages the lateral head of the shoulders, upper back and traps. It can be used as a warm up for the shoulders before doing any pressing...

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Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell Swing exercise is a challenging exercise that effectively targets the gluteus muscles, hamstrings, upper part of the quadriceps and the lower back. When doing Kettlebell Swings, the core muscles are engaged to ensure the core section is activated to keep...

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Plate Front Raises

Plate Front Raises

Plate Front Raise exercise is an excellent exercise for targeting the frontal head of your shoulders. It also works the lateral head, upper back muscles and engages your core to stabilise your upper body and maintain the correct position. Plate Front Raises can be...

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Landmine Press

Landmine Press

Landmine Press exercise is an effective exercise that builds the lateral and front heads of the shoulders and the triceps. It also activates the core muscles to stabilise the upper body and support the lower back. Landmine Press is a valuable exercise for those who...

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Front Raises

Front Raises

Front Raise exercise is an effective exercise that isolates the front head of the shoulder. Secondary emphasis will be on the traps, lateral and rear shoulders and the upper back. Front Raises requires strict form and technique to get results. Thus it is advisable to...

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Overhead Dumbbell Press

Overhead Dumbbell Press

Overhead Dumbbell Press exercise is a great exercise for hitting the lateral and medial deltoid muscle, which will give you that nice ‘capped’ appearance to your shoulders. It’s a compound exercise, meaning it’ll work more than one muscle group at once, giving you...

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Dumbbell Upright Rows

Dumbbell Upright Rows

Dumbbell Upright Row exercise is a great exercise to build the lateral head and posterior head of the shoulders, traps and upper back. Dumbbell Upright Rows can be used as a finisher in a back or shoulder workout. This exercise can improve flexibility and mobility of...

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Arnold Press

Arnold Press

Arnold Press exercise is a unique exercise that develops all three heads of the shoulders: front, lateral and posterior. It also works the upper back, traps and engages the core muscles to keep the upper body stable and support the lower back. Arnold Presses not only...

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Arm Raises

Arm Raises

Arm Raise exercise is an effective exercise for isolating the front head of the shoulders. Arm Raises also engages the lateral head of the shoulders, upper back and traps. Arm Raises can be used as a warm up for the shoulders before doing any pressing exercise. It is...

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Dumbbell Squat Press

Dumbbell Squat Press

If you want a total body workout, the dumbbell squat press exercise is a perfect exercise to include. It’ll hit the lower body as well as the upper body all in this single move, so can help shorten your total workout time while also increasing your overall fat burning...

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Lateral Shoulder Raises

Lateral Shoulder Raises

Lateral Shoulder Raise exercise is a great exercise to isolate the lateral head of the shoulders. It also works the traps and upper back muscles. Lateral Shoulder Raises can be used to bookend your shoulder workout. You can use light weights to warm up your shoulders...

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Military Press

Military Press

Military Press exercise is an excellent compound exercise that builds the shoulders, upper back, triceps and the core muscles. Military Presses will also develop strength, coordination and balance. This can be the primary exercise in your shoulder rotation. You can...

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Hammer Strength Shoulder Press

Hammer Strength Shoulder Press

Hammer strength shoulder press exercise is a great exercise for hitting all three heads of the shoulder muscles while also building up greater strength and power development in the triceps as well. As it’s a compound exercise, it should be done near the beginning of...

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Seated Military Press

Seated Military Press

Seated Military Press exercise is an effective exercise for building the entire shoulder complex as well as the upper back, triceps and core muscles. Your core has to remain tight to keep the upper body stable and support the lower back. Seated Military Presses are a...

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Overhead Squats

Overhead Squats

Overhead squat exercise is a great exercise to perform that will work the entire lower body while also strengthening the back, shoulders, chest, and core as well. Because this exercise is total body movement, it is great for building strength, power, muscular size, as...

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Upright Rows

Upright Rows

Upright Row exercise is an effective compound exercise that hits the traps, shoulders, upper back, chest, biceps and forearms. It also engages the core muscles to stabilise the upper body and support the lower back. Upright Rows are a valuable addition to a shoulder...

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Reverse Flys

Reverse Flys

Reverse fly exercise is a good exercise for strengthening the back the shoulders, particularly targeting the rear delts. As this part of the shoulder muscle is often not worked when doing a standard shoulder press exercise, including it in as part of your program will...

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Dumbbell Military Press

Dumbbell Military Press

Dumbbell Military Press exercise is a great exercise for hitting the lateral and medial deltoid muscle, which will give you that nice ‘capped’ appearance to your shoulders. It’s a compound exercise, meaning it’ll work more than one muscle group at once, giving you...

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Lateral Raises

Lateral Raises

Lateral Raise exercise is a great exercise to isolate the lateral head of the shoulders. It also works the traps and upper back muscles. You can use light weights to warm up your shoulders before doing heavy presses then use moderately heavy weights toward the end of...

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Shoulder Raises

Shoulder Raises

Shoulder Raise exercise is a great exercise to isolate the lateral head of the shoulders. It also works the traps and upper back muscles. Shoulder Raises can be used to bookend your shoulder workout. You can use light weights to warm up your shoulders before doing...

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Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press exercise is a great compound exercise to overload the shoulders with maximal weight and helping to bring on gains in size in strength. This exercise will primary target the anterior deltoids as well as recruiting the side and rear delts...

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