How should we train the deltoids?

Chris Beardsley
Jul 7 · 15 min read

What information do we need to identify the best approach to training a muscle group?


Anatomy


Practical implications


Regional anatomy


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Internal moment arm lengths


#1. Shoulder flexion and extension


Practical implications


#2. Shoulder adduction and abduction


Practical implications


#3. Shoulder horizontal flexion


Practical implications


Working sarcomere lengths


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Susceptibility to muscle damage


Practical implications


What is the takeaway?

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