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Exercise to Strengthen Shoulders and Arms

Get Lifted: Water Pump

Just because Summer is over, doesn't mean you can neglect sculpting your shoulders. Here's a strength training move that will tone your deltoid, triceps, and biceps.

So grab a pair of dumbbells and


  • Stand with your feet hip distance apart, arms by your sides, with a dumbbell in each hand. Engage your abs to create a stable base.
  • Take a breath in and as you exhale, do reach your right arm out to the side doing a lateral side raise until your arm is parallel to the floor, keeping a slight bend in your elbow. Simultaneously, bring your left hand toward your armpit by bending your left elbow out to the side.
  • Inhale to return back to the starting position.
  • This counts as one rep. Complete three sets of 12 to 15 reps on each side.
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