Exercise Instructions:

  1. Grip hold of two plates.
  2. Stand up straight. Pin your shoulders back to maintain good posture throughout this exercise.
  3. Lift the weights by pulling your traps up, as if shrugging your shoulders. Your arms are not the working muscles here.
  4. Add a pause to the top of each shrug for better results.

Muscles Worked:

Traps, forearms.