The side push-up is an awkward exercise, with a short range of motion. Performing it properly takes practice.
Tag: anterior deltoid
Use the incline push-up to activate and strengthen the horizontal pushing muscles of your upper body until you can graduate to the standard push-up.
Provided you use the safety pins, the Smith machine JM press offers a safe way to perform the JM press movement pattern, great for triceps activation.
Learn how to perform the dumbbell wide-grip upright row effectively and safely, without increased risk of shoulder impingement.
Work the upper chest (clavicular pectoralis major), anterior shoulders and triceps using the decline push-up, a compound upper-body exercise.
Use the dumbbell one-arm lateral raise to strengthen and build your lateral deltoid, which will give you broad shoulders.
Use the Smith machine incline bench press to hit your upper pectoralis major with a heavy weight if you don't have a spotter for safety.
The barbell JM press is a cross between the barbell skull crusher and the barbell bench press. It was invented by powerlifter JohnMark 'JM' Blakely.
If you don't have access to a leg curl machine, try the inverse leg curl on lat pull-down machine, an isolated pull exercise that targets your hamstrings.
Compared with the lateral raise, the leaning dumbbell lateral raise puts your should under tension through a greater portion of the range of motion.
Learn how to properly perform the dumbbell Scott press, a very rare full-shoulder exercise invented by Larry Dee Scott and popularized by Vince Gironda.
The Smith machine standing overhead press is safer than the standard standing overhead press, which makes it useful for when you want to go heavy.