Jillian Michaels, author and television personality from Los Angeles, California, shared her shoulder workouts for ageless strength, health, and beauty with a fitness center. She told that training the shoulders is very necessary for performing everyday tasks such as picking up a child, shoveling snow and hauling groceries. There are hundreds of actions for which we use our shoulders to perform. If you ignore your shoulder muscles, physical load and stress could affect them very wrongly. Our joint capsule, ligaments, and tendons can result in injury. That is why she said that it is important to keep your shoulders strong enough to handle the physical stress.
Keeping shoulders strong and sculpted help us to frame entire physique. But the benefits of shoulder exercise can only be obtained if we include such exercises in our workout movements. It is not required to memorize the anatomical names of all the muscles from which your shoulder is made. You only need to know that this muscle group can perform several critical movements such as raising your arms in front of you, overhead, out to the side and behind you.
Jillian Michaels has suggested some shoulder exercises like push-ups, shoulders press with barbells, dumbbell inclined row, upright row, and Arnold press. GenerationIron.com has anatomy and functions of these exercises on the human body. She also shared some safety tips while performing these exercises. She denied lifting heavier than you can manage. And emphasized on making sure to study the form of each exercise before doing any movement. Jillian Michaels suggested to train shoulders not more than twice in a week.