45 minute intermediate shoulder workout with sliders

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute intermediate shoulder workout with sliders. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

45 min read
Sean Klein
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Sean Klein
Last updated
16/05/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Pike Press Up
  • Yoga Press Ups
  • Kneeling Slide Outs
  • Circuit 2
  • Press Ups With Single Arm Slide-Out
  • Alternating Slider Plank Circles
  • Mountain Climbers with Sliders

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Pike Press Up

Complete 14 repetitions

Secondary
Upper Body
Vertical Press

Coaching Tips For Pike Press Up

Follow these cues to perform Pike Press Up correctly:

  • Create a tripod with your hands and head
  • Do no flare out elbows aggressivly
  • Move slowly with control.

Yoga Press Ups

Complete 11 repetitions

Secondary
Upper Body
Vertical Press

Coaching Tips For Yoga Press Ups

Follow these cues to perform Yoga Press Ups correctly:

  • Use your triceps and shoulders to slide your head toward your feet from the bottom of press up position.

Kneeling Slide Outs

Complete 6 repetitions

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Core
Trunk
Anterior Core

Coaching Tips For Kneeling Slide Outs

Follow these cues to perform Kneeling Slide Outs correctly:

  • Maintain a slightly rounded back throughout
  • Stay controlled throuhgout, only slide to where you feel comfortable.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Press Ups With Single Arm Slide-Out

Complete 4 repetitions

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Secondary
Upper Body
Horizontal Press

Coaching Tips For Press Ups With Single Arm Slide-Out

Follow these cues to perform Press Ups With Single Arm Slide-Out correctly:

  • Create a lot of tension in the side that is pressing
  • Try and use a single arm as much as possible and the other as a guide
  • Bring the chest all the way to the floor.

Alternating Slider Plank Circles

Complete 6 repetitions

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Core
Trunk
Anterior Core

Coaching Tips For Alternating Slider Plank Circles

Follow these cues to perform Alternating Slider Plank Circles correctly:

  • Slowly transition your weight onto one hand and draw a circle with the other hand
  • Keep hips and shoulders square throughout the movement.

Mountain Climbers with Sliders

Complete 25 repetitions

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Core
Trunk
Anterior Core

Mountain climbers with sliders are an excellent anterior core exercise that should be performed by both athletes and general population clients.

Benefits of Mountain Climbers with Sliders

The main benefits of mountain climbers with sliders is gaining both strength and endurance in the anterior core muscles. It may also give some secondary benefits for beginners who are not adapted to taking their own body weight in the top of press up position.

How To Do Mountain Climbers with Sliders

  1. Start in the top of press up position with the feet on sliders.
  2. Keep one leg straight while you bring the other knee towards the chest.
  3. Once the knee is as close to the elbow as able, alternate the legs and bring the other knee to the chest while you straighten the other leg.
  4. Ensure a tight core position is held throughout the movement.

Coaching Tips For Mountain Climbers with Sliders

Follow these cues to perform Mountain Climbers with Sliders correctly:

  • Maintain a slightly rounded back throughout in order to keep tension in the abdominals
  • Move slowly with control.

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