Barbell Shrugs is a great exercise to build you Trapezius muscles (Upper Back). You must learn the proper technique of this exercise first before adding it in your workout. As It seems easy to perform this exercise but truth is you need to practice for few times and learn about your hand grip width and how to do it properly first for feel the full contraction on your upper back muscles.

How to do Barbell Shrugs Exercise Properly?

Step 1. Grasp the barbell with shoulder width apart grip.
Step 2. Stand straight, Breathe out and lift your shoulders up toward your ears.
Step 3. Squeeze on top for contraction, Breathe in and slowly lower the barbell down to starting position again.
Step 4. Repeat the same for Complete the set.

Alternative Exercises:

1. Cable Shrug
2. Inverted Shrug
3. Dumbbell Shrug
4. Standing Plate Shoulder Shrug

Important Key Points:

You have to elevate your shoulder all the way up as far you can, while keeping your body straight.

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