Build a Superhero V-Taper
Build a superhuman V-taper – broad shoulders, wide lats, and great abs – without wrecking your average-human joints. Do these exercises.
Superset Workout: Push-Pull Combos for Gains
It's hard to beat a superset workout using the proven antagonistic training method. Try these six exercises and pair them up for gains.
7 Next-Gen Shoulder Exercises
If your usual shoulder exercises aren't doing much to make your delts pop, take that as a sign to add some variety. Start here.
The Best Shoulder Exercises You've Never Even Tried
The big basics are awesome, but if your delts have stopped growing, then try these clever and challenging shoulder exercises.
15 New Ways to Overhead Press
The overhead press is a staple exercise, but you don't have to use a barbell, especially if it hurts. Try these highly effective options.
Tip: The Seated Cable Face Pull
Nail your rear delts with this face pull variation. If rear delts are a weak point, start your workouts with several sets of 12-15 reps.
Tip: You Need the Bow and Arrow Drill
Keep your shoulders healthy and strong. Here's how.
Tip: Toughen Up Your Shoulders
Make the gains, save your shoulders. Do this drill before pressing.
Tip: How to Do a Full Overhead Press, Pain Free
Four ways to fix your mobility and push heavier weights over your head.
Tip: Lying Cuban Press
Use light weights and try this for overall shoulder health. You'll get some lower trap work too.
Tip: Face Pulls to Forehead
Healthy shoulders, rear delt work, and trap activation. Hard to beat this accessory exercise.
Tip: Band Pull-Apart
Bring up your rear delts anywhere with a band. Do 4-5 sets of at least 20 reps.
Tip: The 80-Degree Seated Overhead Press
A slight incline allows you to press at a shoulder-friendly angle.
Tip: Delt Sweeps
Finish off your heavy shoulder work with this pumptastic exercise.
The Ultimate Shoulder Day
Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.
For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights
For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.
Tip: Chase Metabolic Stress For Delt Size
Got tiny, narrow shoulders? You need more than heavy overhead work. Try these scorchers.
Question of Power 2
Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.
Tip: The Rear Delt Swing
Not feeling your rear delts with bent-over lateral raises? Do these higher-rep swings to finish off shoulder day.