Dumbbell Shrugs

Dumbbell Shrugs: We all want perfect bigger Traps and Traps. Well, most of us do. They look great in a fitted white t-shirt, look even better out of them, and help compliment a well-defined torso. Yes, some people will say exercising your Traps and Traps in isolation is stupid. We understand, but some days we just long for the pump. And you know what? There’s no shame in that.

Dumbbell Shrugs

Dumbbell Shrugs

Level: Beginner
Equipment Required: Dumbbell


Video Tutorial:


  • Stand with your feet slightly apart. Keep your head straight or slightly bent forward. Hold the dumbbells with your arms extended at your sides.
  • Shrug your Traps and Traps as high and as far back as possible.
  • Lower the dumbbells back to the starting point.

Get Bigger Traps

So rather than beat around the bush, let’s get straight to it. If you want to build a bigger Traps, these 10 exercises will help get you there. Perform them properly, and it won’t just be your Traps that start to bulge, your overall health will see an improvement, too.

So there you have it: bulging Traps can actually improve your health. So tell that to the next person who smirks at you when they see you on your third set of curls.

What are Traps?


The trapezius muscle is a postural and active movement muscle, used to tilt and turn the head and neck, shrug, steady the shoulders, and twist the arms. The trapezius elevates, depresses, rotates, and retracts the scapula, or shoulder blade.

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