How to get Super Sized Shoulders
If there’s one body part that adds an instant air of dominance and masculinity to a man’s physique, it’s shoulders. A men’s physique is incomplete without those big bulk well rounded shoulders. Every man wants to build broad shoulders like Captain America.
Big shoulders are not only a true sign of strength and masculinity, they are also guaranteed to assume respect among other men and get glaring views from the opposite sex.
This complete guide on bulk wide shoulders will help you get those Captain America Shoulders.
Performing the right exercises, with good form and keep the tension for a certain period of time is necessary if you want to build muscle mass.
When it comes to shoulders workout, you need to hit three different muscle groups of your shoulders, deltoid heads, anterior, posterior, and medial. Focus on quality and intensity of your reps when working out any body part. Let’s jump right into the workout plan.
Side Lateral Raise (3-4 sets 10-12 reps)
According to Livestrong, The dumbbell lateral raise enhances your physique’s appearance by creating size contrasts between your shoulders, waist and hips. Building your shoulders creates an aesthetic effect similar to wearing shoulder pads on a blouse or jacket.
Seated Dumbbell Press (3-4 sets 10-12 reps)
Building bigger shoulders is the shoulder press’s business, and business is good. It also helps develop general upper body strength.
Keep your men pride aside when performing this exercise, start with light weight or the weight that you can perform this exercise with firm grip. Check this guide on how to do seated dumbbell press correctly.
Standing Straight Bar Side Raise ( 3-4 sets 10-12 reps)
The barbell front raise and all of its variations are fantastic for building up the anterior (front) of the deltoid. This exercise is a MUST for those round shoulders.
Upright Barbell Row - 3-4 sets 10-12 reps
The barbell upright row is an advanced upper body exercise that targets most of the back and shoulder region.
Dumbbell Front Raise - 3-4 sets 10-12 reps
The front raise is an isolation exercise for the shoulders, more specifically the front deltoid. This exercise also improves stability through the shoulder joint.
Standing Military Press - 3-4 sets 10-12 reps
The standing press brings more of your front torso muscles into play. This is almost in every fitness freaks workout list for shoulders.
Important : Make sure you wear proper weight lifting gears when performing these exercises.
Eat 3-4 Healthy Meals
Many people fail here! We all know protein is required for muscle growth, carbohydrates have also an important role in this as well as healthy fats. Give your body proper nutrition before and after the workout. Start eating at least 3-4 healthy meals a day.
Eat low fat protein such as fish, lean meats, skinless chicken, ground turkey, eggs, nuts and legumes, to help rebuild and repair your muscles. Include fruits and vegetables in your diet, lots of them. Be disciplined with your diet, your diet is 40% part of your journey to those bulk broad shoulders.
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Get Some Good Quality Supplements
It is recommended to get some supplements when you are weight lifting. Supplements makes it much easier to get the necessary nutrients to build muscle and can even give you an advantage and enhance your training when taken right and combined with a good diet.
Our shoulder muscle fibers needs proper nutrition, meals aren't enough to get sufficient amount of protein. Many people will argue on this topic but go and ask any guy who has a great physique, they have used supplements.
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This goes without saying, make sure you get at-least 8-9 hours of sleep. Our muscles grows while our body is in rest mode. If you want to get bigger and strong chest. You need to give your muscles proper workout, food and rest.