Since M&F readers have been enjoying my series on exercises that I consider “essential” to those looking to build and sculpt a complete physique, I decided to continue by turning my attention to the shoulders.

While it is certainly necessary to employ some heavy overhead pressing movements into your deltoid program, no movement is better (or more essential) than side lateral raises when it comes to creating true “boulder shoulders.” Here are 6 solid reasons you need to be doing this exercise on your delt-destroying days!

Muscular black man working out his arms and back by doing dip exercise and dip variations

10 Tricks for Bigger Shoulders

Complete your physique with mighty delts.

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