The 5 Most Effective Shoulder Dumbbell Exercises for V-taper Physique

1. Dumbbell Shoulder Press:

This compound movement exercise targets your entire shoulder, but different variations provide enough diversity of movement to make your shoulders even bigger. Using a compound movement will help you gain muscle mass, dumbbell shoulder presses hit both your elbows and your shoulders.

How To:

  • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on a bench that has back support.
  • Now raise the dumbbells to shoulder height one at a time using your thighs to help propel them up into position.
  • Make sure to rotate your wrists so that the palms of your hands are facing forward.
  • Now, push the dumbbells upward until they touch at the top.
  • After a brief pause at the top contracted position, slowly lower the weights back down to the starting position while inhaling.
  • Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

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