To build bigger shoulder muscles you must train them with the right exercises. Many people suffer from imbalanced shoulders. To solve this issue you must train them in the correct way. This article will reveal the best exercises for big broad shoulders.
Three parts to your shoulder muscles
are three different parts to your shoulder muscles- the front, rear and
side shoulder muscles. Each one needs a different exercise to stimulate
growth. Training all of them and getting the right balance will create
that broad, round shoulder look.
Exercises for the front deltoids
increase the size of the front part of your shoulders perform overhead
pushing exercises. The shoulder overhead press is great for building up
your front shoulders. It allow for heavy weights to be used, creating
more overall muscle stimulation.
The bench press is great for
indirectly working out the front shoulders. As it is a big compound
movement it will greatly increase the size of your front shoulder. To an
extent this can even cause overgrowth of the front shoulders and cause
This means that if you are performing chest
push exercises like the bench press you won't really need to do any
further exercises for your front shoulders.
Exercises for the rear deltoids
rear shoulders respond to pull back movements. You can perform rear
delt rows to isolate the muscle. Use dumbbells to focus of the rear
Again when you perform back exercises that create
pulling motion, your rear shoulders will come into play. This means you
won't need to isolate them with individual exercises as much. Do big
compound back exercises like the barbell rows to greatly increase the
size of your rear shoulders.
Exercises for the side deltoids
side shoulders will be the most underdeveloped part on most people.
This is also the part that will create the biggest and widest looking
shoulders. This is the shoulder part you really want to focus on and
train hard, for bigger looking shoulders.
The best and really only
exercise to target the side shoulders are side lateral raises. Perform
these with dumbbells. Hold the dumbbells in front of your body, then
with slightly bent elbows raise them up to the sides. Lift them to ear
level, then at this position tilt your hands down and forward, to raise
your little fingers - this will further activate the side deltoids.
Perform this exercise mostly to build wider, bigger, broader shoulder