6 Insane MMA Workouts To Build Muscle And Strength
#3 Standing Military Press
The military press targets the all the three heads of the deltoid muscles. The standing version of the exercise aids in toning a multitude of other muscles found in the lower body as well.
Also, read 5 Powerful Deltoid Exercises for Bigger Delts.
Step 1: Stand straight with feet positioned slightly wider than the distance between the shoulders. Grip the barbell with a pronated grip and position it just above the shoulders.
Step 2: Gradually raise the barbell overhead until the arms are in a fully extended position.
Step 3: Hold for a moment and return to the initial position. Ensure that the elbows are close to the body throughout the duration of the exercise.
Repeat the exercise for the recommended number of times.
Important tip: Perform the exercise using dumbbells for a more isolated targeting of the deltoids.
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