April 03, 2019 3 min read
4. Upright Row
Again, stand upright with your shoulders back. Hold the bar with an overhand grip, slightly less than shoulder width apart, with the bar resting on the top of your thighs. Keeping the bar as close to your body as possible, drive the bar upward with your elbows, stopping just below your chin (squeeze at the top). Your elbows should always be higher than your forearms. Control the movement on the way back down.
5. Front-to-Back Shoulder Press
This move is killer for sculpted shoulders. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and a slightly wider grip on the bar. Push the bar above your head, fully extending your arms at the top. Now lower the bar towards your upper chest, so it almost touches. Immediately push the bar back up overhead. Slowly lower the bar behind your head/neck to near shoulder level and raise it back overhead. This is one rep. TIP: This move requires some additional shoulder mobility. If the move bothers you, try dropping the weight or widening your grip a little bit more.
REMEMBER – for all of these movements, keep your core tight, and use control. You got this!