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How to Get Wider Shoulders in 5 Easy Steps


 Is increasing muscle mass and shoulder volume one of your workout goals? Have you tried them all, attempting the most unusual preparation methods? Regardless of whether you are a novice or a professional athlete, our advice will come in handy.

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To have broad and voluminous shoulders, you must train the deltoids, which are divided into three parts: anterior (front), medial (middle), and posterior (back).

The shoulders are one of the most frequently trained muscle groups; in fact, they are frequently involved even when we train other muscle groups. For example, when we train the chest, the anterior deltoids are invariably involved.

This can also happen when we exercise our legs, as the delts would be heavily active during deadlifts, for example. Even when we do not use weights in an exercise like yoga, our shoulders can be involved, as seen in the "dog" pose.

1. Preparation

Since the shoulders are often involved, they are more vulnerable to injury.

It would be beneficial to properly warm them up before each workout.

 2. Not just machines 

Many people place an excessive amount of emphasis on using devices or exercises that separate the shoulder muscles. In fact, if you want to increase the volume of your shoulders, this form of exercise is secondary.

3. Don't go overboard with the repetitions.

Another common blunder is training the shoulders with a large number of repetitions, which, contrary to popular belief, can actually stifle the growth of muscle groups.It can have a particularly negative impact on muscle groups. 

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4. Intensify the load

When you already have nice big shoulders, it will be much easier; in truth, aiming for ever greater loads, followed by proper execution of the exercise, will suffice.

 5. Safe progression 

It's a good idea to concentrate on exercises with movements that allow for healthy progression. The Shoulder Press, for example, is one of the most common and well-known exercises for shoulder training because it allows you to progressively raise the load with the use of dumbbells, allowing you to strengthen over time.

Muscle failure occurs around 6 repetitions while working with heavy weights, while failure occurs around 8-12 repetitions while working with standard muscle hypertrophy exercise.

Obviously, a lot depends on one's own toughness, which is completely subjective. If you are a novice who has just recently entered the world of sports, it will undoubtedly take a little longer.

If you want to increase muscle volume, a good technique is to perform 5 series of 5 repetitions with each exercise, gradually increasing to more than 80% of your full capacity.

6. Compression exercises

Compression exercises for the shoulders are suitable, and can be done with dumbbells or barbells. This form of exercise works all three deltoid muscles, with a focus on the front.

7. Mix various activities

If you combine the various exercises we discussed, you will undoubtedly be able to grow larger and more voluminous muscles!

 Military Press

For dumbbells, do the Arnold Press.

For dumbbells, do a shoulder press.

With the barbell, pull to the chin.

Boost dumbbells to 90 degrees when sitting.

On the foot, lateral rises

For a barbell, do front raises.

To the low cable, reverse torsion

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