DUMBBELL SHRUGS

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Load a heavy dumbbell in each hand, and stand up straight (shoulders back, chest out).
  2. LIFT: With a firm grip on the weights, pull up by moving your shoulders higher.
  3. TIP: A lot of people like to look at the ceiling when they do this exercise. This is WRONG. It places your cervical spine in a compromised position. Pick a spot in front of you and stare there.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Shoulders (Upper Traps)
  • Arms (Forearms)
barbell shrugs muscles worked

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