15 Unique Shoulder Exercises to Make you Look Good, Move Well and Build Strength

Pressing, pulling, strength, mobility and recovery, these exercises will bulletproof your shoulders.

7 Dual Kettlebell Strict Press

Pressing progression for you. Check out FBB Ex Select Upper Pushing for a full list of 30 movement progressions.

1. Half Kneeling Landmine Press
2. Seated Single Arm DB Press
3. Seated Alternating KB Press
4. Standing Single Arm DB Press
5. Standing Alternating KB Press
6. Standing Dual KB Strict Press

 

 
 
 
 
 
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8 Single Arm Dumbbell Upright Row

Use your upper trap the way it was suppose to work! Often over engagement of the upper trapezius is a compensation with several upper body movements, leading to poor scapular mechanics and subsequent shoulder pain.

Learning how to properly engage the upper trap without excessively elevating the shoulder blade will help bring awareness to this muscle and thus improve awareness to other upper body movements that require the upper trap to be active or inactive.

Initiate this movement by pulling the elbow high and outside. The shoulder blade should not excessively elevate during this movement. Enjoy the upper trap pump!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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9 Half Kneeling Anti Rotation Kettlebell Press

Anti Rotation is a training concept where a force is applied in the transverse plane and the athlete’s rotational muscle contractions will simply fight the rotational forces and allow them to remain static (aka ANTI ROTATE).

Apply this to your next kneeling press session and feel not only the rotational stability but the scapular engagement of the non pressing arm.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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