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Post by aztec92 » Sun Dec 07, 2008 8:19 pm

WHAT IS THE BEST WORKOUT FOR HUGE SHOULDERS?[/b]


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Post by Jungledoc » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:29 pm

Implants.

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Post by Ironman » Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:04 pm

Typing in all caps is bad for your shoulders.

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Post by Jungledoc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:41 am

Ironman wrote:Typing in all caps is bad for your shoulders.
Yeah, especially if you have implants.

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Post by Jungledoc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:44 am

aztec92 wrote:WHAT IS THE BEST WORKOUT FOR HUGE SHOULDERS?[/b]
Why would you just want huge shoulders? You would want that, and still have a scrawny little chest and back, toothpick legs and spindly arms?

Any of the basic whole-body workouts build big muscles all over the body, including shoulders. They need to be developed in balance with the back and chest to avoid risk of injury, and in conjunction with the rest of the body to avoid risk of looking like someone who just works shoulders.


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Post by Ryan A » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:59 pm

Learn to walk on your hands upside down and do it ALL the time.

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Post by caangelxox » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:27 pm

Why do you want huge shoulders? Do you want your shoulders up to your ears and have bad posture and forward head posture and then pain? I don't think so.

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Post by hoosegow » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:34 pm

Wow. I can't believe I am the voice of reason.

Try military/shoulder presses, bradford presses, cleans and upright rows.

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Post by Jungledoc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:40 pm

I still say implants are quicker, and you can have any size you want. I think they also come in designer colors.

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Post by Matt Z » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:45 pm

"Why do you want huge shoulders? Do you want your shoulders up to your ears and have bad posture and forward head posture and then pain? I don't think so." - caangelxox

Why do you equate large shoulder muscles with bad posture and pain?

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Post by Jungledoc » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:47 pm

People who train their shoulders exclusively will probably end up with both.

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Post by Matt Z » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:57 pm

True, but you can't build really impressive shoulders without also developing other muscle groups.

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Post by Ironman » Tue Dec 09, 2008 6:22 am

I have big shoulders (not to mention everything else) and I am just fine. No problems with pain or postures. I am just very wide at the top.

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Post by TimD » Tue Dec 09, 2008 8:31 am

I'm with Hoosegow. Time for a good answer rather than just bashing the poor kid. I m pretty sure he got the point that the "how to get hyooge" body part thing isn't a terribly popular question around here. Lot's of BB and DB clean and presses, snatches and what Hoosegow said.
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Post by pdellorto » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:29 am

"Big shoulders" routines come up often on T-Nation, like this one:

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_art ... nt_ketosis


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