Cable Shrug (with stirrups)

Cable Shrug (with stirrups)


Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull



Stand between two low pulleys and grasp stirrups to each side. Stand upright with arms straight down to each side.


With arms straight, elevate shoulders as high as possible. Lower and repeat.


Since this movement becomes more difficult as full shoulder elevation is achieved, height criteria for shoulder elevation may be needed. For example, raising shoulders until slope of shoulders becomes horizontal may be considered adequate depending upon individual body structure and range of motion with lighter weight. Also see ROM Criteria and Shoulder Shrug Errors.

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