Shoulder Exercise – How To Do Barbell Shrugs

SHOULDER EXERCISE – HOW TO DO BARBELL SHRUGS

Have a desire to build up your traps? Then barbell shrugs would definitely be your ideal exercise. Let’s together with Lift2Fit have a glance at the exercise brief info, tutorials, and some useful tips to answer the question How To Do Barbell Shrugs.

Brief Info:

Type of workout: Strength.

Major muscle group: Traps.

Participated muscle groups: Deltoid.

Tools: barbell.

Force: Pull.

Anatomy image:

how to do barbell shrugs anatomy

Tutorial:

  1. Stand straight, with two arms holding the barbell the width of wider than your shoulders, your palms should face your thigh. This is the starting position.
  2. Your arms should be fixed, lift the weights up as high as possible by raising your shoulders. Exhale during the process.
  3. Slowly drop the weights to get back to the starting position. Remember to inhale during the movement.
  4. Repeat with other reps.

Tips:

  1. Try not to use your forearms for lifting weights.
  2. Focus on using your traps during the exercise.

Video:

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