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Why You Should Not Do Upright Row?

February 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments

I used to do upright rows until a personal trainer told me about the risk of doing it. Upright row is a compound workout targeting shoulders, at the trapezius and deltoids. Narrower grip will work more on the trapezius muscle whereas wider grip focuses more on deltoids. Upright row is performed by holding a barbell, […]

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Shoulders Workout (7) – Upright Row

December 10th, 2011 · No Comments

I have been doing barbell upright row for about 10 years, but it is one of the workouts I given the lowest priority.  I do it nowadays for variation purpose and never a big fan of it.  Why?  It is one exercise that I cannot afford to perform wrongly.  I hurt my left shoulder few […]

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Shoulder Workout (6) – Seated Bent Over Rear Delt Raise

December 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you are looking for a workout for your upper back and rear deltoids of your shoulder, you can try seated bent over rear delt raise which is also known as reverse fly or rear delt raises.  In fact, many people focus much on the front and side deltoids and neglecting the rear deltoids.  The […]

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Shoulders Workout (5) – Dumbbells Lying Rear Lateral Raise

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

If you want a well balanced shoulder muscles, you have to train your rear deltoids.  Today, I will go through dumbbell lying rear lateral raise.  Dumbbell lying rear delt raise is an isolation workout for your rear deltoids.  Instead of asking you to do this workout in a standing or sitting position, you will have […]

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Shoulders Workout (4) – Dumbbell Shoulder Press

May 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Shoulders are one of the most noticeable body parts as they actually add width to your upper body.  With broad shoulders, you will have an impressive physique, especially guys who train for V shape. Shoulder press works on the front of your shoulders (anterior).  It also works your triceps.

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Shoulders Workout (3) – Arnold Dumbbell Press

March 29th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has invented the Arnold Dumbbell press (also known as Rotational Shoulder Press). Otherwise, it would have been known as Bush Press or Clinton Press. It is a compound exercise with wide range of motion. Main muscle worked are shoulders (front and side deltoid muscles). Triceps are involved too.

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