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Best Exercise for Rear Delts?


#1

I find the reverse pec deck to be the best. What about you guys?


#2

theres like 2 exercises for rear delts dude

those and face pulls.


#3

kroc rows for heavy weights, and face pulls or band pull aparts for higher reps


#4

I’m a fan of reverse cable flys.


#5

Anyone use bent over lateral raises? I think that movement allows alot of cheating/can tax the lower back too much if you load it up alot.


#6

[quote]dankid wrote:
kroc rows for heavy weights, and face pulls or band pull aparts for higher reps[/quote]

What color band do you use? Or poundage/ type of band?


#7

[quote]Therizza wrote:
Anyone use bent over lateral raises? I think that movement allows alot of cheating/can tax the lower back too much if you load it up alot. [/quote]

There’s always doing them facing down on an incline bench, like in every one of CT’s articles which includes rear delts :wink:


#8

Rear delt flys work for me


#9

wide grip pull ups


#10

Bent over rear DB Flyes. Hold on to a support with the free hand. Have found a kind of extended set works well since I do 1 arm at a time. Do reps 1 arm, swap, then back to the first arm for 4-6 more.
X2 can use heavier weights. I am up to 50lb DB with a pause at the top.

I also use a lifeline fitness old fashioned “chest expander” or “strand pulling” helps shoulder stability greatly and from rehabbing a labral tear surgery, but good pump in rear delts too.
currently use 2-3 red bands and do bow & Arrow for each arm, then overhead pulls to front, side press, overhead pulls to rear.
http://www.lifelineusa.com/products/chest-expander

Recently got 16kg kettlebell and it works teres,rhomboids and rear delts just from keeping shoulders in place from swings.


#11

I like the bent over laterals. That is my fav. I feel it hits it the hardest, well for me anyways.


#12

I find deadlifting gives me incredible DOMS in the rear delts. While soreness is not neccessary for growth, I’m still willing to assume the deadlift is a good rear delt builder because of this.


#13

what is a face pull


#14

[quote]dathibluline wrote:
Rear delt flys work for me[/quote]

You are a freakin’ beast.

No homo.


#15

For variety and freaky skills try working towards a front lever or a lower variation of. I started doing the progression on dragondoor and within 4 weeks I’d built myself a nice looking set of rear delts and teres major, and this is someone who’d previously never trained rear delts and didn’t even know the teres muscle existed.

Also featured on beastskills.

Best bit is all you need is a bar, if you ever get to the point of wanting to add weight to this exercise you’re a freak :stuck_out_tongue:


#16

[quote]patrickk wrote:
dathibluline wrote:
Rear delt flys work for me

You are a freakin’ beast.

No homo.[/quote]

Lol thank you sir.


#17

[quote]HolyMacaroni wrote:
what is a face pull[/quote]

http://www.tentaclesundermybed.com/images/Gallery/PullFaceTextured.jpg

This added inches to my rear delts.


#18

[quote]dathibluline wrote:
Rear delt flys work for me[/quote]

Damn Dude, Lookin huge.


#19

[quote]HolyMacaroni wrote:
what is a face pull[/quote]

somethin like that


#20

[quote]Harizard wrote:
For variety and freaky skills try working towards a front lever or a lower variation of. I started doing the progression on dragondoor and within 4 weeks I’d built myself a nice looking set of rear delts and teres major, and this is someone who’d previously never trained rear delts and didn’t even know the teres muscle existed.

Also featured on beastskills

Best bit is all you need is a bar, if you ever get to the point of wanting to add weight to this exercise you’re a freak :P[/quote]

Thanks I will be trying these, any tips?