• 2 Move Shoulder Workout



      BY MARK BARROSO Men's Fitness

      The reasons to develop big, broad shoulders are twofold. On one hand, big shoulders complete an athletic look and may even make your waist appear slimmer. On the other hand, every competitive sport, especially during block situations in football, requires shoulder strength to some extent.

      "The best exercise for increasing shoulder size is the hang clean and press and the next best is the snatch grip high pull," says Jason Ferrugia, owner of Renegade Strength & Conditioning based in Santa Monica, CA. "Train shoulders smarter and stop wasting time with lateral raise variations."

      Add shoulder mass fast with these two full-body compound exercises.

      DIRECTIONS

      Jason says: If you want big shoulders, perform both of these exercises twice per week. If you do full-body workouts do them first in your routine. If you use an upper/lower split, do them to start your upper-body days.

      THE WORKOUT

      1. HANG CLEAN AND PRESS

      Sets: 4
      Reps: 6
      Rest: 90 seconds
      Jason says: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart holding barbell just above your knees. Keep your back arched and quickly clean the bar up to chest height. Press the weight up to *******, directly overhead, while keeping your spine neutral. Squeeze your glutes as hard as you can at ******* to protect your lower back.

      2. HANG SNATCH GRIP HIGH PULL

      Sets: 4
      Reps: 6
      Rest: 90 seconds
      Jason says: Grab the bar with a wide grip and your index finger in the power rings. Start with the bar just above your knees and your back arched. Explosively straighten your hips and pull the bar up to upper-chest height. Drop it back down to knee height and repeat.

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