When it comes to building a great, all around, balanced physique, it can’t be denied that a set of great traps (trapezius) can really help to add the finishing touches to a great body, and really help create a powerful and muscular looking body. However, many people actually neglect their traps because there aren’t that many exercises available for stimulating these muscles, as well as the fact that some people tend to consider the exercises boring. Shrugs are generally considered to best trap exercises, particularly dumbbell shrugs. Dumbbell shrugs are carried out basically exactly as their name suggests, by shrugging whilst holding a set of dumbbells. It gets slightly more technical than that though, so here’s how to perform them correctly.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://gymgeek.com/exercises/shoulder/how-to-get-big-traps-with-standing-dumbbell-shrugs