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Old 01-24-2013, 10:52 AM   #1
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What in your opinion would be the best exercise for my traps?
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:19 AM   #2
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I like deadlifts and power cleans. And farmer's walks. And Power Shrugs.
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OH pressing too.
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With questions like this you can ask 10 different people and get 10 different answers and none of them are wrong.
I use deadlifts, powercleans, and kirk karwoski rows for my traps. Previously I just used deads and strict shrugs. I think all of these movements are great for building the traps.
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shrugs and deadlifts have been my staple. When i do 5x5 deadlifts i like to add 3 shrugs at the top for 5 deadlifts and 15 shrugs.
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As my Deadlift and Squat increases my traps grow in proportion. They've never been bigger than currently.
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I personally like deadlifts. It is a matter of opinion, you have to find what works the best for you.
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Upright rows, for sure, along with heavy deads and power cleans.
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High Pulls is another good one.
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