Shrugs with barbell

Shrugs with barbellShrugs with barbell
Primary target:
Back (Trapezius)
Secondary target:
Equipment required:
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To perform the Shrugs with barbell safely, please follow these steps:
  1. Stand with feet hip width apart, knees slightly bent
  2. Hold your hands about shoulder width apart, and the bar resting on your thighs
  3. Keeping your arms totally striaght, raise your shoulders up towards your ears
  4. Now slowly lower the bar again until your shoulders are relaxed
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you can no longer maintain technique