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    Shoulders never sore after workout

    Currently my shoulders are the only muscles group that are not sore the day after my workout do you guys experience this
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    if you just do barbell presses adding some dumbells to it might. i do shoulders after bench and I actually get really sore while in the midst of the work-out... but no matter how hard i go on my shoulders they don't get sore then ext day either same as you. which sucks cause mentally i equate soreness with shocking the body into doing something... anything

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    My shoulders are the second worst for aching, the first being my lower back.

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    try doing some lighter work and really focusing on contracting the shoulders rather than the tris.
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    Don't get caught up in thinking you have to be sore to have made progress.

    Out of curiosity, what shoulder exercises are you doing?

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    4 sets arnold press 10 reps
    4 sets shrugs high reps
    3 sets lateral raises 10 reps
    3 drop sets rear delt fly
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    My shoulders don't get sore either, so I just go by the amount of weight I can press overhead.... as long as that number is going up, I'm fine.

    As to the workout plan you listed though ~ is that 14 set list all done on the same day?

    If so, why not cut the sets in half, and double the intensity?
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    As is so often repeated these days, soreness is not necessarily an indicator of growth or even a good workout. Training for soreness should not be your goal. As the other fellow said, progress in loads used, assuming consistent form and cadence is the best indicator.


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    I find that my shoulders are last to be hurting...but that might just be me

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