Best Bodyweight Shoulder Exercises for you

Level – Super Intermediate

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 Exercise :

1. Wall Handstand Shoulder Tap -

Wall Handstand Shoulder Tap is an excellent bodyweight shoulder exercise. It will strengthen your shoulders and arms and will improve your shoulder and wrist mobility.

This exercise will help you achieve the Wall Handstand Push up and Handstand by improving your balancing abilities and strengthening your shoulders.

The muscles that work during Handstand Shoulder Tap are –

– Shoulders

– Arms

– Chest

– Back

2. Pseudo Planche Push-up

 Pseudo Planche Push-up looks similar to Standard Push-ups, but it’s a lot harder. Pseudo Planche Push-up will build great strength in your shoulders.

 Place your hands right by your waistline. If that’s not possible, then place your hands near your waistline.

The further you lean your shoulders in front of your hands, the harder it becomes. Pseudo planche push-ups are a progression towards planche. 

The Muscles that work during Pseudo Planche Push-ups are –

– Shoulders

– Chest

– Triceps

– Core

3. Hindu Push-up

Hindu Push-ups strengthens and build your shoulders, triceps, and chest.  At different points in the exercise, you will hit the Shoulders, triceps, and chest. 

When you go down, you are working on your shoulders, and when you get to the bottom, you are maximizing the working of your chest, and as you go back and out, you are contracting the triceps, and when you reverse the movement and coming back up the shoulders are highly engaged. 

The muscles that work during the Hindu Push-up are –

– Shoulders

– Triceps

– Chest

– Back

– Core

4. Elevated Pike Push-up

Elevated Pike is going to engage your shoulders heavily. It will boost your shoulder strength. 

This bodyweight shoulder exercise is a progression towards Handstand push-ups. You will feel the workout on your shoulders.

The muscles that work during Elevated Pike Push-ups are –

– Shoulders

– Triceps

– Serratus Anterior

– Back

5. Shoulder Dips

Shoulder Dips puts more focus on your shoulders compared to Regular Dips. This exercise will make your shoulders grow bigger and stronger.

While doing a shoulder Dip, you need to lean your body forward, and your whole body will get out of the verticle line, and your elbows will be pointing backwards. 

The more you lean yourself forward, the more difficult it becomes to perform the exercise. Shoulder Dips are a great bodyweight shoulder Building exercise. 

The muscles that work during Shoulder Dips are your – 

– Shoulders

– Triceps 

– Chest

– Back

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