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Wide-grip Barbell Shrug

Angle-Based Images: Wide-grip Barbell Shrug Video
Angle-Based Images: Wide-grip Barbell Shrug Video
Angle-Based Images: Wide-grip Barbell Shrug Video
Angle-Based Images: Wide-grip Barbell Shrug Video
Angle-Based Images: Wide-grip Barbell Shrug Video
Wide-grip Barbell Shrug: Step 1
Step 1 Grab a loaded barbell with an overhand grip slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Keep back naturally arched, bend knees slightly, and gently lean forward at the waist. Fully extend arms so that the bar rests at your thighs. This is your starting position.
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Wide-grip Barbell Shrug: Step 2
Step 2 Shrug your shoulders as high as you can. Pause, then return to the start position. Be sure to keep the arms straight throughout the movement.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Avoid rounding the back. Throughout the entire exercise, pull you shoulders back and keep your chest up tall.

Use a complete range of motion throughout the exercise.

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