Intensity: Moderate
Plane of Motion: Frontal 
Equipment: Barbell
Target Muscle: Trapezoids
Behind Back Barbell Shrugs
Tips
  • Using a Barbell 

 

  • With a comfortable working weight

 

  • Safely step over the barbell, and grab the bar slightly shoulder width apart 

 

  • Removing from the rack find a stable position and your proper posture

 

  • Slowly raise the shoulders/trapezoids toward the ears without any rotation

 

  • While coming upward, raises the barbell above your glutes squeezing your trapezoids

 

  • Once you reached your highest tension point, slowly come down to your starting position

 

  • After a complete repetition, repeat steps 

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