Shoulder: Front (Anterior Deltoid) Exercises

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Trunk Stabilization on the Balance Board
Summary

This is a great exercise to increase core stability and strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Balance Board
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Side Plank on the Balance Board
Summary

This exercise works well for increasing low back strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Balance Board
  • Categories: Core
Triceps Dips with the Balance Board
Summary

This is a challenging triceps exercise using a balance board.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Balance Board
  • Categories: Strength
The Swimmer
Summary

This is a good exercise for the whole back and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Alternating Front & Back Shoulder Raise
Summary

This is a simple shoulder exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Biceps, Chest, Forearms (Wrist), Lats, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Seated Side Arm Raises
Summary

This exercise trains the entire shoulder musculature, particularly the lateral shoulder muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Forearms (Wrist), Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Upper, Trapezius: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Triceps and Shoulders with Exercise Band
Summary

Strengthens the upper arms. Can be a great exercise to do on a break from work!

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Diagonal Shoulder Raise & Torso Twist with Exericse Band
Summary

A good exercise for strengthening the shoulders and back muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Shoulder Stability with Exercise Band
Summary

When done correctly, this exercise is great for increasing shoulder stability.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Back and Shoulder Exercise with Exercise Band
Summary

This is a simple exercise to strengthen the shoulders as well as the back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Core, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Bent Arm Lateral Shoulder Raises with Exercise Band
Summary

This is a simple shoulder exercise that can be done at home.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Shoulder Raises with the Exercise Band
Summary

This is a great exercise for the shoulders.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Side Star Plank from Elbow
Summary

This exercise is very effective for targeting the core stabilizing muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Dumbbell Overhead Shoulder Press
Summary

A good exercise you can do at home or the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Dumbbell Shoulder Exercise
Summary

This is a good shoulder exercise that you can do at home or at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength

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