Best Bodyweight Shoulder Exercises for you

Level – Advanced

Here are the best bodyweight shoulder exercises for you. You just need a few kinds of equipment like Bars, Rings, Bands etc., and you are good to go. The best thing about these exercises is that you can train yourself anytime and anywhere you want because you will perform these exercises by using your own bodyweight. Do these exercises to stay fit and to build an impressive physique.

Bodyweight Shoulder Exercises :

1. Wall Handstand Push up

Wall Handstand Push up is an excellent exercise to grow and make your shoulders strong.

The prime movers in this exercise are your shoulders and back. It will develop incredible strength in your shoulders.

This bodyweight shoulder exercise works on all three parts of the Shoulder Delts ( Anterior, Middle and Posterior).

The muscles that work during Wall Handstand Push-up are –

– Shoulders

– Back

– Triceps

– Chest

2. Band Assisted Planche Push up

Band Assisted planche pushup will improve the balance and stability of your upper body and strengthen your shoulders.

It’s a progression towards Planche and Planche Push-ups.

During this exercise, your shoulder and triceps muscles are heavily involved.

While performing it, do not arch your back and place your hands right by your Waistline. If that’s not possible, then place your hands near your Waistline.

The muscles that work during Band Assisted Planche Push up are –

– Shoulders

– Triceps

– Serratus anterior

– Upper Back

–  Chest

– Core

3. Tuck Front Lever Pull Up

Tuck front lever Pull up will develop impressive strength and endurance in your shoulders. It’s also a great back workout.

This exercise is a progression towards Front Lever. 

Perform this exercise on Rings or Parallel Bars because this will give you a full range of motion.

The muscles that work during the Tuck Front lever pull-ups are –

– Shoulders

– Back

– Arms

– Forearms

– Chest

– Core

4. Tuck Planche Push Up

Tuck Planche Push up will build a strong upper body. It will also improve your wrist mobility and your balance to hold your body.

Tuck Planche Push-ups works mostly on all your upper body muscles. It’s a progression towards Planche and Planche Push-ups. 

It will strengthen and build muscles in your shoulders and back.

The muscles that work during this exercise are –

– Shoulders

– Arms (Triceps, Biceps)

– Chest

– Back

– Core 

5. Ring Supported Iron Cross Pull Up

 This exercise is really going to kill your shoulders. It will create immense stress on the elbow and shoulder joints. It’s a progression towards Iron cross and Iron Cross Pull-Ups.

This move will build incredible strength in your shoulders and make them strong. While performing this exercise, rotate your shoulders forward (Internally rotate your shoulders).

The muscles that work during Ring Supported Iron Cross Pull up are –

– Shoulders

– Arms (Biceps and Triceps)

– Back

– Chest

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