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Scaption And Shrugs With Dumbbells

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muscles:TrapeziusMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
auxiliary muscles:TricepsMuscle, Hand FlexorsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle, Serratus AnteriorMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • grasp two lighter dumbbells
  • hold them with neutral grip, your arms hang down at the sides of your body almost fully stretched out
  • the palms point to the thighs
  • your posture is upright
  • the feet are hip-wide away, the knees slightly bent

Correct Execution

  • raise both arms to the sides, about 30-45 degrees away from your sternum, until you reach shoulder height
  • keep the arms slightly bent
  • hold up the weights and shrug
  • pull the shoulders towards the ears as much as possible
  • lower the shoulders and come back to the starting position
  • the execution does not need momentum
  • do several reps without pause