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Workout Routine for
Broad Shoulders using a Barbell

The workout routine proposed below can help you develop strong and broad shoulders by targeting each areas of your shoulder muscles. You'll need access to a barbell for every exercise listed and you'll need access to a high flat bench for one of them.

This 1-day exercise program contains 4 exercises and can be used on a regular basis or when specific attention is needed on the shoulder muscles. It targets the front, rear and outer deltoid muscles specifically and will also target your biceps, triceps and trapezius as bonuses.

Muscles Targeted by Workout Routine for Broad Shoulders

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Workout Routine

Shoulders #1 | Upright Row
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Biceps
  • Front Deltoids
  • Outer Deltoids
  • Trapezius
Shoulders #2 | Military Press
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Triceps
  • Front Deltoids
  • Outer Deltoids
  • Trapezius
Shoulders #3 | Rear Deltoid Raise
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Rear Deltoids
  • Trapezius
Shoulders #4 | Push Press
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Triceps
  • Front Deltoids
  • Trapezius

Additional Notes

3 sets of 6 reps are suggested as these will allow you to increase muscle power as well as increase muscle size in your shoulders.

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