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Exercise of The Day, Upper Body Exercises

Snatch Shrug

TrapsType: Olympic Weightlifting
Main Muscle Worked: Traps snatch shrug
Other Muscles: ForearmsShoulders 
Equipment: Barbell 
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Intermediate
Sport: No
Force: Pull

  1. Begin with a wide grip, with the bar hanging at the mid thigh position. You can use a hook or overhand grip. Your back should be straight and inclined slightly forward.
  2. Shrug your shoulders towards your ears. While this exercise can usually by loaded with heavier weight than a snatch, avoid overloading to the point that the execution slows down.
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