Best shoulder work out.

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  1. Kev07

    Kev07 New Member

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    I really want to bulk up my shoulders a bit.

    i can only think of a few excercises.

    with dumbbells - lift up with arms straight

    military press

    and lateral rows.

    what would be best?
     
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    pin pulls.

    no, but seriously.
     
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    lift up with arms straight are obviously the best
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Push Press
     
  5. Phineas Q Stork

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    supposedly db shoulder press is the best through EMG or whatever those things are called
     
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    Cyrus The Virus Sha-Sha-Sha-Shiba

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    I am also interested in this doing shoulder work with DBs as well.

    any other suggestions besides overloaded sarcastic ones? :eek4:
     
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    standing shoulder press
    standing side lateral
    bent over lateral raise
    hang clean and press
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    with dumbells - lift up with arms straight is the secret to huge delts :eek3:
     
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    what i do is, at the gym, i just raise my hands in the air. for cardio days, i wave them at people as if i didn't care.
     
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    The EMG will show that DB's are more efficient on a per pound basis, but when you factor in how much more weight you can do with a barbell, IMO it becomes a (significantly) superior means. IOW: Barbell military press and/or pushpress.
     
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    have someone give you an old routine of mine
     
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    bradford press
     
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    Jay My shit don't stink

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    arnold press
    bradford press
     
  16. cls

    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    By this logic, doesn't that mean a machine would be superior to a barbell since I can do more weight on it?
     
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    No - because then you are removing the need for the muscles to stabilise the weight.
     
  18. cls

    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    Isn't that what a barbell does (compared to dumbbells)?
     
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    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    Okay, thanks.
     
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    Good question, but no. A machine becomes inferior for a few reasons, chief among them the fact that it traps you in a groove in lieu of you choosing the bar path, as well as the leverage that the machines offer; some are linear, some aren't, some have long moment arms, others don't.. etc.

    The strongest and largest people I know all consistently primarily do barbell work. DB's have their place, I don't think it's at the foundation though.
     
  22. cls

    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    :coold: thanks for the response.
     
  23. Phineas Q Stork

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    Cpop with the decisive victory
     
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    :bowrofl: OMFG you made me snork up my drink.
     
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    for chest i do lying down barbell - lift from chest with arms bent

    :rofl:

    kev07 - you are referring to "front raises"
     
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