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Step away from bench. The best shoul­der-builder you’ve never done is the glute-bridge floor press

Men's Fitness - - Must- Do Move -

Chances are you do most of your shoul­der train­ing us­ing a bench or rack, but if you want to max­imise growth and min­imise in­jury, lie down and get stuck in to the glute bridge floor press.

This lit­tle-known move cre­ated by strength coach Ben Bruno should be per­formed su­per slow to main­tain bal­ance, which op­ti­mises mus­cle growth and re­duces the range of mo­tion, keep­ing your ro­ta­tor cuffs pro­tected. The bonus? By hold­ing a bridge through­out, you’ll switch on your glutes, which will prob­a­bly have gone to sleep if you spend your days as a desk-jockey. Ly­ing down on the job? For once we ap­prove.

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