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How to Train Through Shoulder Pain and Be Unstoppable
Training

How to Train Through Shoulder Pain and Be Unstoppable

Shoulder pain isn't just something you have to grin and bear. These are the best exercises for shoulder pain, and the best training techniques to get you on the road to pain-free lifting. May 05, 2021 5 min read
The Shoulder-Friendly Hardcore Workout You've Always Wanted
Training

The Shoulder-Friendly Hardcore Workout You've Always Wanted

Tired of training around shoulder pain? Use this joint-friendly upper-body workout to build healthy shoulders as well as pain-free muscle and strength gains! May 05, 2021 3 min read
10 Best Shoulder Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
Exercises

10 Best Shoulder Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Get educated so you can get wide! These are the exercises you need to have in your shoulder workouts for strength and mass. April 13, 2021
Hunter Delfa's Muscle-Building Chest and Shoulders Workout
Workouts

Hunter Delfa's Muscle-Building Chest and Shoulders Workout

Want to know how to get a killer V-taper? NutraBio athlete Hunter Delpha has the workout you need to start building an X-frame, ASAP! March 24, 2020 5 min read
The Triple-Duty Shoulder and Trap Exercise Your Upper Body Needs
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The Triple-Duty Shoulder and Trap Exercise Your Upper Body Needs

There's a time and a place for chasing muscle isolation, but sometimes, a single move can give multiple muscle groups exactly what they need. Do this move with any implement and spread the love across your shoulders, traps, and back! March 06, 2020 5 min read
Troy Adashun's Shoulders and Traps Workout: The Balloon Method
Training

Troy Adashun's Shoulders and Traps Workout: The Balloon Method

Looking to grow your shoulders and traps with a whole new training style? Skip the classic 10-12 reps and try Troy Adashun's Balloon Method. February 26, 2020 4 min read
The Simple Workout for Super Shoulders
Workouts

The Simple Workout for Super Shoulders

Looking for max results with little time and no machines? Free weights are your friend in this no-BS workout for blasting your shoulders. November 08, 2019 3 min read
Jim Stoppani's Secrets of Size: How to Build Bigger Traps
Training

Jim Stoppani's Secrets of Size: How to Build Bigger Traps

Are your hands holding you back from building big and bold traps? Jim Stoppani, Ph.D., has the exercise equipment hack you need for traps that reach as high as the sky. October 29, 2019 2 min read
The 400-Rep Shoulder-Shocker Workout
Workouts

The 400-Rep Shoulder-Shocker Workout

Make the most out of that V-taper with this high-volume workout designed with big delts in mind! October 29, 2019 3 min read
Brian DeCosta's Shredded-Upper-Body Workout
Workouts

Brian DeCosta's Shredded-Upper-Body Workout

Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Brian DeCosta's got workouts for days for you. Take a crack at his latest upper-body destroyer! September 23, 2019 4 min read
Bigger Shoulders In Just 20 Minutes
Workouts

Bigger Shoulders In Just 20 Minutes

This 20-minute session will set your delts on fire and guarantee growth even when you're short on time. December 25, 2018 3 min read
One Trick to Transform Your Lateral Raise
Exercises

One Trick to Transform Your Lateral Raise

Breathe new life into your lateral raise and boost your shoulder caps with this one delt-building trick. December 13, 2018 2 min read
5 Ways to Spice Up Your Lateral Raises
Exercises

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Lateral Raises

Don't just trust that the same old way of doing things will pay off forever. Go to school on this staple movement with a full semester's worth of new variations! August 29, 2018 5 min read
Freaky Upper Body Workout: Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps
Training

Freaky Upper Body Workout: Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps

Take a glimpse of Alex Savva's 12-Week Fitness Plan with this FreakMode upper body workout to crush chest, shoulders, and triceps with this routine. July 13, 2018 2 min read
Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move
Exercises

Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move

Shoulders that are both "show" and "go" can be yours via the standing barbell push press, a classic but underrated exercise. May 21, 2018 3 min read
3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations
Exercises

3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations

You have more choices than you realized with this bodybuilding staple. Go light, hit these hard, and your muscles will scream while your joints celebrate! November 22, 2017 4 min read
The Only Dumbbell Lateral Raise Article You Need
Exercises

The Only Dumbbell Lateral Raise Article You Need

All the presses in the world won't earn you big, strong, pain-free shoulders. You need lateral raises, and you need to do them the right way! October 16, 2017 4 min read
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The 4 Best Shoulder-Builders You've Been Skipping
Exercises

The 4 Best Shoulder-Builders You've Been Skipping

Want boulders for shoulders? Make these four moves the pillars of your plan! October 03, 2017 3 min read
NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout
Workouts

NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout

A Herculean upper body is a job requirement for Tennessee Titan linebacker Brian Orakpo. But Brian doesn't spend all his time "clangin' and bangin'" at the gym. Check out his surprising outdoor upper-body routine. July 18, 2017
How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic
Crossfit

How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic

A surprising number of athletes suffered the same serious injury at this year's CrossFit Games regionals. Could it have been avoided? Hell yes! Here's what went wrong, and how every lifter can bullet-proof themselves against it. July 12, 2017
The Shoulder-Training Mistake You Can't Get Away With
Training

The Shoulder-Training Mistake You Can't Get Away With

You want boulder shoulders, right? First things first: Before you go heavy, take time to protect the part of your body that makes big shoulders possible. June 12, 2017
4 Shoulder Strategies Doomed To Fail
Build Muscle

4 Shoulder Strategies Doomed To Fail

Not making progress with your delt workout? Avoid these four common errors and you might soon see boulders where once there were mere stones. June 04, 2017
2 Gethin-Approved Shoulder-Training Hacks
Muscle Groups

2 Gethin-Approved Shoulder-Training Hacks

Step up to the machine. No, not that machine, the other one! These two moves will give your shoulders a totally novel stimulus, if you're willing to depart from the norm. May 30, 2017
Modify Your Lateral Raises To Keep Your Shoulders Growing!
Exercises

Modify Your Lateral Raises To Keep Your Shoulders Growing!

If you perform every move the same way each workout, you're probably lulling your muscles to sleep rather than pushing them into growth. Here's how to spice up the same old lateral raise! May 29, 2017
6 Tips For Improving Your Overhead Press
Exercises

6 Tips For Improving Your Overhead Press

Think you've mastered the overhead press? These six tips will help you fine-tune your powerful physique. May 18, 2017
The 6 Grittiest Shoulder Moves You're Not Doing
Exercises

The 6 Grittiest Shoulder Moves You're Not Doing

Update your delt routine with these six novel movements and updates on classics. They're all shoulder friendly, but that definitely doesn't mean easy! May 03, 2017
8 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Traps!
Training

8 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Traps!

Trapezius muscles can be really stubborn when it comes to growth, so you need to make some smart changes to how you train them. Here are eight great ways to make growth happen! April 27, 2017 6 min read
4 New Ways To Blow Up Your Shoulders
Muscle Groups

4 New Ways To Blow Up Your Shoulders

High-volume shoulder training doesn't have to be built around the same old presses and raises. Kris Gethin and IFBB pro Leah Dolan lead you through a unique four-move routine that will definitely get your delts' attention! April 26, 2017
Shoulder Workouts for Men: Delt Exercises for Growth
Training

Shoulder Workouts for Men: Delt Exercises for Growth

Bigger Shoulders mean fully developed deltoids for a complete shoulder so we've compiled the 7 best routines for bigger delts in your shoulder workouts. July 30, 2016 12 min read
9 Most Underrated Shoulder-Training Tips
Muscle Groups

9 Most Underrated Shoulder-Training Tips

Building boulder shoulders is about way more than heaving heavy weight overhead. Train smart, stay healthy, and add size with these 9 underrated training tips! July 30, 2016 7 min read
Define Your Delts: 5 Must-Do Shoulder Exercises
Muscle Groups

Define Your Delts: 5 Must-Do Shoulder Exercises

Improve the appearance and strength of your delts with these science-based exercise tips that will put you head, and shoulders, above the rest. July 23, 2016 5 min read
5 Shoulder Workouts For Mass: A Beginner's Guide!
Training

5 Shoulder Workouts For Mass: A Beginner's Guide!

Want to take your shoulders to the next level? Beginners can learn more and start building them with the following 5 devastating delt workouts. July 23, 2016 8 min read
Ladies: 6 Exercises For Sexy And Shapely Shoulders
Workouts

Ladies: 6 Exercises For Sexy And Shapely Shoulders

There is nothing like a good pair of solid round shoulders to make that hot little black dress look tremendous! Try the following workout and exercises. July 16, 2016 6 min read
Blow Up Your Rear Delts: 8 Tips For Postier Deltoid Exercises
Muscle Groups

Blow Up Your Rear Delts: 8 Tips For Postier Deltoid Exercises

Hitting your rear delts the right way at the right time can make the difference between boulder shoulders and pebbles so workout those posterior deltoids! July 16, 2016 6 min read
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7 Best Shoulder Exercises You're Not Doing
Training

7 Best Shoulder Exercises You're Not Doing

Encourage new muscle growth in your delts with a handful of rut-busting movements. July 16, 2016 6 min read
The Ultimate Shoulders And Triceps Blast
Shoulders

The Ultimate Shoulders And Triceps Blast

Press your way to a bigger pump and bigger arms with this shoulder-and-triceps workout! June 26, 2016 4 min read
Samantha Leete's Shoulder-Sculpting Workout
Workouts

Samantha Leete's Shoulder-Sculpting Workout

Strong, sculpted shoulders are the key to a well-rounded physique. Build better delts with this volume-packed workout from fitness model Samantha Leete! September 24, 2015 4 min read
How To Overhead Press: A Beginner's Guide
Training

How To Overhead Press: A Beginner's Guide

The overhead press is a fantastic strength-and-muscle builder for the entire upper body and core. Learn how to tackle this compound lift safely and effectively! August 12, 2015 6 min read
Test Your Workout IQ With Our Shoulder Training Quiz!
Muscle Groups

Test Your Workout IQ With Our Shoulder Training Quiz!

Think you've mastered the finer points of shoulder training? Test your knowledge with 10 questions on delt exercises, and learn how to perfect your own form! February 03, 2015
Build The Perfect Set Of Shoulders
Workouts

Build The Perfect Set Of Shoulders

Building big shoulders takes more than doing a few front raises. Learn how 'The Siege' hits his shoulders and follow his workout for wide, round delts! December 17, 2014 4 min read
Shoulder The Load: Joe 'SWAT' Palumbo's Shoulder Workout
Workouts

Shoulder The Load: Joe 'SWAT' Palumbo's Shoulder Workout

Joe Palumbo knows about discipline, hard work, and intensity. He follows the same principles in the gym. Here's how he trains his shoulders! December 22, 2013 5 min read
Strong Shoulders Workout: 4 Shoulder-Building Compound Moves
Workouts

Strong Shoulders Workout: 4 Shoulder-Building Compound Moves

Looking for a new way to add size and shape to your shoulders? Get out of the lateral-raise rut and give these compound movements a shot. You'll like what you see! May 02, 2013 2 min read
The Science Of Shoulder Training: Shoulder Workouts
Workouts

The Science Of Shoulder Training: Shoulder Workouts

Want to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders? Follow these exercises to get bigger, stronger—and healthier! August 07, 2012 4 min read
MuscleTech Road To The Olympia Series 2010: Phil Heath's Shoulder Workout
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MuscleTech Road To The Olympia Series 2010: Phil Heath's Shoulder Workout

Bodybuilding.com and Muscletech are on the Road To The Olympia, with Phil Heath. September 15, 2010
Shoulder Shockers: The Best 3 Exercises
Training

Shoulder Shockers: The Best 3 Exercises

A set of broad shoulders isn't the only marker of a man's masculinity, but it is a powerful one. Here are the three best exercises for building your delts, along with some great shoulder workouts. July 29, 2002 6 min read
Total Shoulder Workout!
Muscle Groups

Total Shoulder Workout!

The shoulders are one of the most noticed body parts. When fully clothed or not, it can make ones appearance much broader. July 02, 2002 3 min read