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Old 05-07-2011, 08:11 AM   #1
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Barbell Shrugs

Muscle Group: Traps
Secondary Muscle Groups: Forearns
Exercise: Isolation Exercise
Movement: Barbell
Mechanics: Pull

How to perform Barbell Shrugs.

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Stand holding the barbell with an overhand grip just outside of shoulder-width. Elevate your shoulders up as high as possible towards your ears, pause, and lower back to the starting position then repeat.
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Axle clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Bench press: 135 kgs (298 lbs) - 1st PL meet 16th October 2011
Deadlift w/Barbell: 180 kgs (397 lbs)
Deadlift w/Hexbar: 225 kgs (496 lbs)
Farmers walk: 240 kgs (530 lbs), 50 feet
Front squat: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Log clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Strict OHP: 85 kgs (187 lbs) 3 reps
Tyre flip: 260 kgs (573 lbs), 100 feet
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I thoroughly enjoy BB shrugs. Throw on the straps, and you can do upwards of +50-100lbs of your DL max for reps with these. It'll work more than just your traps, but also your lower back (somewhat) your quads (slightly), and your pecs and lats (secondary). How do I know this? That's all the OTHER places I'm sore after a HEAVY set of BB shrugs - they show you were all the stabilizer muscles used in this are.
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PERSONAL RECORDS
Axle clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Bench press: 135 kgs (298 lbs) - 1st PL meet 16th October 2011
Deadlift w/Barbell: 180 kgs (397 lbs)
Deadlift w/Hexbar: 225 kgs (496 lbs)
Farmers walk: 240 kgs (530 lbs), 50 feet
Front squat: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Log clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Strict OHP: 85 kgs (187 lbs) 3 reps
Tyre flip: 260 kgs (573 lbs), 100 feet
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