For our purposes in this article, though, we will focus on the deltoids and the trapezius, which are the visible shoulder muscles most people like focus on during shoulder exercises.
Since the anterior and posterior portions of the deltoid are effectively targeted by other upper body exercises, the lateral deltoid needs to be your priority when you do a . Many of the best shoulder exercises we will go over directly work the lateral deltoids.
For more information on the trapezius, including anatomy details and the best , check out our page. The article you’re reading now is more dedicated to the deltoids, however, some of the best shoulder exercises for women also activate the upper traps, and I will be sure to tell you which exercises do so in their descriptions.
Since the shoulders tend to get a lot of work during chest workouts and back workouts, you will either want to do your shoulder exercise either on the same day as chest and/or back as part of a full upper body workout, or with 48 hours of rest between chest or back workouts if you are doing a . Don’t do a full-on shoulder workout the day after a chest or back workout, as you may be overloading your shoulders and increasing the risk of injury.
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