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Dumbbell Shrugs

Dumbbell Shrugs

Shrugs engage the trapezius, shoulder and back muscles to do the heavy lifting whilst a range of smaller muscles groups help in the process. Learn how to perform this unique exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! To begin, hold the dumbbells by your side (Figure...
Shoulder Press – Iso-Lateral Hammer Strength

Shoulder Press – Iso-Lateral Hammer Strength

Machine: Hammer Strength Iso-Lateral Shoulder Press To begin, set appropriate seat height and weight. Sit down, place feet flat on the floor and hold onto handles (Figure 1). From here, brace the core and drive arms up until elbows are locked out (Figure 2). Slowly...
Rear Delt – Pin Loaded

Rear Delt – Pin Loaded

The Rear Deltoid machine isolates and strengthens the posterior deltoid muscle. Learn how to perform this popular shoulder exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Life Fitness Pectoral Fly/Rear Deltoid To begin, sit on the machine with the chest against...
Upright Rows

Upright Rows

Learn how to perform an Upright Row exercise with the team at Fitness Institute and strengthen the shoulder and trapezius muscles To begin, take an even grip on the bar with the arms fully extended. Place feet roughly shoulder width apart with toes pointing forward...
Lateral Raise – Pin Loaded

Lateral Raise – Pin Loaded

The Lateral (or side) raise is one of the best exercises for working the deltoid muscles. Learn how to perform this popular shoulder exercise with the team at Fitness Institute. Machine:   Life Fitness Lateral Raise To begin, set the appropriate seat height and...
Shoulder Press – Pin Loaded

Shoulder Press – Pin Loaded

Considered one of the most effective ways to strengthen shoulders, the shoulder press is  a staple in strength training programs. Learn how how to perform this popular front and medial shoulder exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Life Fitness...