August 18, 2023 2 min read

Perform these simple shoulder exercises to help you tone your arms and improve posture.

When the shoulders are weak, this can lead to issues like poor posture, a limited range of motion and an increased chance of injury. By training the shoulders, you’ll decrease shoulder pain, boost your stamina and also help you to stand tall and proud and carry yourself confidently, says certified fitness trainer and CEO of Indigo Blue Style, Keiana Armani. Many of these exercises can target and work your quads, glutes, hamstrings, abs, chest muscles, and more. Before you begin doing these exercises, make sure that you have warmed up properly.

Best Shoulder Exercises For Women

Side Plank

Side planks focus on your abs, glutes, hamstrings, quads, obliques, biceps and deltoids. This exercise can help you be able to sustain good posture and ease of movement by building a strong core and strong shoulder.

Pike Push-ups

This exercise focuses on your shoulders, arms, chest, back, and core. Pike push up is a great exercise for building shoulder strength and improving core stability. It requires no equipment making them an extremely versatile exercise that can be done anywhere at any time.

Front Raises

The Front raise is a shoulder exercise that specifically targets the anterior deltoid and pecs and is stabilized by the core. Front raises help you achieve defined shoulders and upper arms that have a rounded appearance.

Single Arm Overhead Press

The single arm dumbbell overhead press is a great exercise for strengthening the shoulders. As well as the core muscles. This is a great exercise for toned arms,increasing shoulder width, for fat loss and increasing core strength.