The Small Tweak That Will Give You A Better Shoulder Workout (VIDEO)

January 30, 2015 2:13 PM

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For years, front and lateral raises have been the go-to exercise for strong, sculpted shoulders -- but new science shows that we've been doing them the wrong way. While we used to believe it was best to keep palms facing the floor throughout the entire move, fitness expert Jessica Matthews has a small, but important modification to better strengthen the shoulder muscles without risking injury.

"Knowing how the human body moves, when we do something like a front raise and keep the palms facing the ground the entire time, we actually know this creates impingement or pain in the shoulder joint," Matthews says. "It actually makes the shoulders much less stable and that's because the arms are ...

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