Shoulder: Front (Anterior Deltoid) Exercises

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Exercises


Dumbbell Partial Forward Shoulder Raises
Summary

This free weight exercise is designed to strengthen and tone the front deltoids.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Advanced Plank
Summary

The Plank is an excellent core exercise and test of core strength, this version of that exercise is more advanced.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Shoulder: Front, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Hip Extensions in Plank
Summary

This exercise is great for working the glutes, abs, and hips.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Plank with Alternating Leg Lift
Summary

Intermediate Plank Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Lats, Quads, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Push Ups from Knees
Summary

This is an easier version of the push up from toes.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
Push Ups with Elbows Close to Sides
Summary

This is a simple push up exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
Swimming
Summary

This is a quick and easy exercise to work your lower back and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Superman
Summary

This is a simple and fun exercise to work your lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Fly Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the side abdominal muscles in addition to the chest, shoulders and triceps.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Shoulder: Side, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
One Arm Push Ups
Summary

This is a challenging version of the regular push-ups and is good for core, chest, and triceps development.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Arm Circles
Summary

This exercise focuses on working the entire shoulder 'girdle' and makes an excellent warm-up before any resistance or weight training involving the shoulders.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Shoulder and Biceps Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on working and stretching the shoulders and biceps.

  • Muscle Group: Biceps, Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the chest, triceps, and shoulder muscles. It is great for home work outs and at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
2 Person Chest and Arm Stretch
Summary

This stretch is great for those individuals involved in team sports. It requires 2 persons, and helps stretch the chest and shoulder muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
2 Person Arm Stretch
Summary

This 2 person stretch helps to relieve tension in the arms. It is great to do for any team sports involving throwing.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches

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