Shoulder delts are one of the strongest parts of our body when we push a dumbbell in any exercise the shoulder to provide the strength and energy to push it through. It builds the upper body strength and posture, as it targets the deltoids and the trapezius muscle. Therefore shoulder looks great and big in size. There are basically three heads of deltoids – the front, mid, and rear. Shoulder plays a bit role in shaping the V back.
Workout for delts
1. Standing military press
It is one of the best exercises which targets a lot of muscle like the front and rear deltoids, pectoral, and traps. When you lift the barbell up then the whole weight is held by the lower back, so it is necessary to keep the lower back strong or use belts for safety. Also, it stabilizes the muscle, strengthens the core and stability.
2. Arnold press
It is the exercise which was created and named by Arnold Schwarzenegger himself. Thus it is the exercise which targets the deltoids, and traps. It is performed only with the dumbbell as lift up the dumbbells from the face and push it up and then again to the face and repeat.
3. Front raise
This exercise targets or builds the anterior muscle, on completing the set it will give you size and strength. They require movement of only one joint, it is an isolation exercise which can be done by a dumbbell or a barbell. If you want greater results then dumbbell will be the best to perform with.
4. Rear lateral
It stabilizes the shoulder muscle and increases the strength of the deltoids. It mainly targets the posterior deltoids as it is pulling and pushing performance. It requires a great strength to push the dumbbells up with the correct posture and form for a perfect muscle to build.
5. Upright row
Upright row especially targets your side deltoids, trapezius, and rhomboids. It is an easy and a multi-joint exercise as it elevates your shoulder and pushes up your arms by flexing your elbows. Doing it with close grip will target your traps mainly and then the deltoids and with wide grip will target the back deltoids and then the traps.
6. Face pull
It mainly targets the traps, and rear deltoids, and some smaller muscles on the back. This exercise is very beneficial and it improves the body posture and shoulder strength. As pulling it onto the face with a rope will get your back and shoulder strength.
It targets the upper body traps, as it is a very useful exercise which increases the trapezius muscles. With the help of traps you can lift or can take support in military press and squats, also it improves the posture. Doing it with the barbell builds more muscle and increases strength.
So it is necessary to follow this workout as if you want bigger delts then you must follow up. Therefore you have to perform the workout for about 1 hour with 3 sets of each exercise containing 12, 10, and 8 reps.