Barbell Shrug

Instructions

  • Hold a barbell in straight arms in front of your body.
  • Lift your shoulders straight up as high as possible.
  • Lower your shoulders again.

Commentary

The shrug is an isolation exercise for the muscles that lifts and supports your shoulder girdle, like the top portion of your trapezius among others. Dumbbells, barbell och trap bar are all common tools for this exercise.

Muscles Worked

Primary

  • Trapezius

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