Deltoid Compound Workout Exercises

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Compound Exercises | Start your workout with these multi-muscle exercises


Compound ExerciseCompound exercises are typically exercises being performed at the beginning of all workouts. These exercises focus on more than one muscle group and are typically very functional. Compound exercises should be completed by everyone regardless of your workout level or age.

Exercises

PictureName of Compound Exercise
SnatchSnatch Begin the "Snatch" exercise by standing comfortably with bent knees, arms outside your knees, flat feet, back straight, head up, and the toes pointed slightly outward. Start...
Chair Bench Press (Elastic Band)Chair Bench Press (Elastic Band) Sit in a chair and wrap the elastic around your chair. With the elastic coming around from your shoulders and holding your elbows up press your arms out to full extention and then...
Machine Bench Press(Vertical Press)Machine Bench Press(Vertical Press) Start with your back firmly against the pad. While having the weights around your nipples (in height) push the weight out with your lower back firmly against the pad. Complete th...
Smith Machine Incline PressSmith Machine Incline Press Start by making sure you are comfortable underneath a bar with the weight around your upper chest (make sure this is comfortable). Now raise the weight and if you ever need a spot...
Dumbbell Flat Bench Chest PressDumbbell Flat Bench Chest Press This compound dumbbell flat chest press can be performed lying supine on a bench with your feet firmly on the floor and your arms holding dumbbells out to the side with a 90 degree...

Exercise Ball PushupsExercise Ball Pushups These exercise ball pushups are much harder than ground pushups because you are doing them on an exercise ball which throws your balance off significantly. To begin, lie face firs...
Push UpPush Up To complete a pushup start by lying face down on the ground with your hands out to the side (a bit wider than shoulder width). Now with your arms slightly bent, and your knees str...
Knee Push Up (Modified Push Up)Knee Push Up (Modified Push Up) Start with your knees on the floor and your feet up (facing the mat). Place your hands parallel with your shoulders and a bit wider than shoulder width apart. Without touching th...
DipsDips To perform the dip exercise, extend yourself at arms length above the bars, then lower yourself slowly until ninety degrees then back to the top. The more forward you lean, the mo...
Incline Dumbbell PressIncline Dumbbell Press Lower the dumbbells down to the level of your body (as shown). Raise the dumbbells slowly, keeping them steady with your abdominals flexed. This exercise is the most difficult be...
Bench PressBench Press While lying comfortably on a bench, the bar should be lowered to the middle of the chest area, and then back up to full extension without locking your elbows. The lower back shoul...
Push Ups Between Benches (Push Up)Push Ups Between Benches (Push Up) Pushups between benches are performed as shown by placing your body between a bench in a push-up position having hands and feet on opposite benches and then lowering your body as l...
Close Grip Bench PressClose Grip Bench Press
Lie on a flat bench holding a bar with your hands about six inches apart and above your chest. Press the bar up until your arms are extended above your chest but yuor arms are...
Upright RowUpright Row To perform the upright row begin with an overhand grip, and hands comfortably apart, let the weight hang directly in front of you. Lift the bar straight up, keeping the bar close ...
Arnold PressArnold Press The arnold press can be completed sitting or standing. To begin, grasp a dumbbell in each hand and raise the weights to top position of a dumbbell curl. As you raise the dumbbell...
Seated Shoulder Press (Elastic band)Seated Shoulder Press (Elastic band) Start with the band underneath your chair and with both hands firmly gripping both ends. Now with your arms out to the sides and your hands up in the air making a 90 deg angle (se...
Machine Military or Shoulder PressMachine Military or Shoulder Press Sit comfortably on a ball making sure your knees are ninety degrees to the floor and you are in the middle of the ball. Start with the weight at your side above your head (as show...
Push Press Push Press This exercise is meant for overall power and strength. This exercise should only be performed if you are an advanced trainer or supervised by a spotter. Start by standing up with...
Machine Military Press (Shoulder Press)Machine Military Press (Shoulder Press) Start by sitting in the machine with your back flat against the back of the pad. Now with your hands out gripping the pads raise the machine straight up. Once you reach the top s...
Dumbbell Power CleansDumbbell Power Cleans Start by standing as shown with the weights at knee height. Space your feet shoulder width apart with your head up. Lift the dumbells powerfully using mostly your legs and truck ...

Forum Discussions


Mind over Matterim a 17 yr old dude im 6'3 at least and i weigh nearly 200 lbs. my problem is that when i do compound excersizes such as a bench press, i feel the excersize as if it were a shoulder press, and my chest refuses to grow as my shoulders have. same for l...
To reduce medial deltoid?I think I had gained too much muscle on my left side-deltoid, due to excessive carrying of my kids. Now my left shoulder (side deltoid) is bulky and really muscular. How do I thin it down to make it similar to the right shoulder? It doesn't look it's...
NEED HELPhii I HAD ASKED BELOW MENTIONED PROBLEM FEW DAYS BACK N I GOT REPLY WHICH IS ALSO MENTIONED BELOW..I HAV MENTIONED MAH NEW QUESTION ON IT BELOW..PLZ REPLY FOR THAT. i m wrkin out from last 17 months ..i gained 13 kgs weight in 1st 8 months.i hav ...
help mehii i m wrkin out from last 17 months ..i gained 13 kgs weight in 1st 8 months.i hav gained good size also with perfect clarity(shape)bt no improvement after 8th mnth .i m as it is as i was in 8th or 9th mnth i m facing two problems: 1.)i eat good...
exercises that make body broaderhii i m wrkin out from last 17 months ..i gained 13 kgs weight in 1st 8 months.i hav gained good size also with perfect clarity(shape)bt no improvement after 8th mnth .i m as it is as i was in 8th or 9th mnth i m facing two problems: 1.)i eat good...
DELTOIDSI've been trying to work on my deltoids, particulary mid/read but i dont want to develop trapezuis muscle. Can you name any dumbell exercises for mid/read delts thats are very isolated and have a minimum effect on trapezuis???...
deltoidsI am trying to build up my shoulder muscles right now. I've tried machines as well as dumbells. However, it seems that everytime i do it, my back or neck hurts and i am unable to perform my maximum capability. Thus, i dont feel like i was really work...
flat spot on deltHello, My son took a helmet blow on his shoulder,right on the deltoid during football,its sore today,has a couple of bruises,but nothing hurts real bad,the weird thing is he has a flat spot on the delt when he straightens his arms out to the side.Any...