Tip: Increase Tension to Build Bigger Shoulders

Tension builds muscle. Here's how to ramp it up to build your delts.

Adding banded tension to your shoulder work is guaranteed to trigger new hypertrophy gains. Just grab a couple of resistance bands and wedge them under the bench for overhead dumbbell presses.

The key is to lift the dumbbells all the way up to the top and hold them there for a couple of seconds in the contracted position of each rep.