Tag Archives: shoulders

Is the Overhead Press Enough for Shoulders?

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Short answer: The overhead press hits the entire shoulder girdle, and in some cases, it can be sufficient as a solo exercise. When done with proper form, the movement activates all heads of the shoulder, although the front deltoid is always doing the heavy lifting. Using too much weight and turning the overhead press into […]

Did Don Howorth Build His Cannonball Shoulders Naturally or Not?

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Don Howorth (b.1935) is a popular bodybuilder from the 1960s whose otherworldly deltoid development earned him the title “the Duke of Delts”. There are many photos of him in which he showcases incredible width that immediately steals the attention of the spectators. Don Howorth initiated his muscular ascension in the summer of 1955 and peaked […]

Are Rotator Cuff Exercises Necessary?

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Rotator cuff exercises have been a hot topic throughout the past decade. The movements are usually done with pink dumbbells since the muscles are fairly weak and cannot handle a lot of stress, especially in isolation. However, is that pink dumbbell manifest really necessary? Do you have to isolate the rotator cuff muscles? Truth be […]

The Most Dangerous Shoulder Exercises

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The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This property puts it in a vulnerable position during many exercises. Technically, the shoulder can take a lot of abuse, but once it’s hurt – it’s never the same. Below is a list of dangerous shoulder exercises. In general, if you are not prepared and […]