Trap Bar Shrug (elevated stand)

Trap Bar Shrug (elevated stand)


Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull



Step into elevated trap bar stand. Bend down and grasp handles of apparatus to sides. Stand upright.


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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