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Barbell Shrug

  • Beginner
  • Barbell · Smith Machine
  • Trapezius · Shoulders · Upper Back

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with the chest up, back flat, head neutral and core tight.

2) Grab the barbell with an overhand grip - hands shoulder width apart. It should be resting near your hips.

Perform instructions

1) Lift your shoulders upwards.

2) Pause for a second and slowly lower to the starting position.

3) Repeat.