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Three easy shoulder workouts

There is a muscle group that can make anyone look impressive. It's about big shoulders and round deltoids . With broad shoulders, you can create the illusion of a V form , which means that you'll look good both on the beach and wearing an office outfit. As the shoulders are bigger, the waist will look smaller. What do you say, sounds good?

Shoulder workouts and exercises are important because they prevent injuries to ligaments. Many people have sensitivities to the shoulders ligaments and suffer dislocations easily. Besides the muscle strength, these shoulder exercises can improve the performance of those who practice tennis, water polo, swimming, basketball or handball. Practiced with dumbbells or with your own bodyweight, the exercises for shoulders can be included into a workout with other exercises for arms or may be exclusively the subject of your fitness session.

Below I will present you three shoulder workouts and exercises that will make your body to look truly marvelous for the summer season.

Side Lateral Dumbbell Raises

It is one of the most popular exercises for shoulders. But such a common and simple exercise can cause problems if not performed correctly. First you must choose some suitable dumbbells. It's not the case to suffer a muscular tension due to too heavy dumbbells.So, this exercise is very simple and requires just two appropriate dumbbells. Hold the dumbbells in both of your hands. Then, standing upright with your back straight, lift both arms to your side simultaneously until they are parallel with the ground, then the arms are lowered at the same time. Movements should be slow and easy.Repeat the exercise 14-15 times.

Front Dumbbell Raises

This simple exercise involves both shoulders and deltoids.For this exercise you need again a couple of appropriate dumbbells but this time you have to hold the dumbbells in front of you. Maintaining a straight torso, lift and lower the dumbbells slowly.One of the most common mistakes is swinging the dumbbells. Lift the weights in a controlled way and in a fluent motion.You can perform this exercise also in the supine position.If you don't want to get tired quickly, do not forget to breathe regularly. Inhale while lifting arms and exhale the air when lower them.

Cable Overhead Press

If the first two exercises can be practiced at home, this exercise is more specific to fitness room equipped with special technics.First, you have to adjust the cables and choose the ideal weight for you. Then grasp the cables and keep them at your shoulders height. Keep your head up and push the cables stirrups up until your arms are extended overhead. Return the stirrups at your shoulders height and repeat. It should be stressed that the movements should be slow with a pause of several seconds between them.

For many people, summer is synonymous with movement, sport, fresh air and relaxation. But the most important is that in the summer season, everyone wants to look perfect. Fitness exercises help us to have a toned body, to lose weight and to have firm muscles.

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Kasman wrote on June 26, 2015, 5:45 PM

My days of working out like this are all behind me! Mind you, I have never felt the need to work out since I have always had quite physical jobs (with one exception) which kept me in trim - that and my hillwalking adventures kept me fit enough for my needs.