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The 15-Minute Workout to Build Wider Shoulders

Your go-to shoulder routine when running low on time.
Nate Millado; Produced by Mike Simone

We've shown you a 10-minute back workout, now now it's time to focus on your shoulders. This workout is a quick and efficient way to bulk up your upper body.

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The workout is a four-exercise giant set, which combines different loading patterns and movement speeds. If you’re not comfortable with the clean high pull, you can replace it with a Barbell Upright Row to the chest instead. As you start to fatigue in the later rounds, during the overhead press, make sure to avoid leaning backward and over arching your back. Try placing one foot in front of the other, which will help you stay upright.

See how many rounds you can bang out in the 15-minute session.




1. High Pull or Upright Row (Heavy and Explosive)

5 reps (zero rest)

2. Barbell Overhead Press

6-8 reps (zero rest)

3. Low Cable Rope High Pull to Chest

10-12 reps (zero rest)

4. Lateral Dumbbell Raise

12-15 reps (60-seconds rest)


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