Shoulder: Rear (Posterior Deltoid) Exercises

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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
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
Pitcher's Stretch
Summary

This is a good stretch for any sport involving overhand motion, ie. pitching, tennis, etc.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Dumbbell Reverse Flies
Summary

This exercise focuses mainly on the rear shoulder (posterior deltoid) and on the upper back muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Dumbbell Shoulder Press
Summary

This exercise focuses on working the shoulder muscles.

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

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