Clean Shrug

Exercise Data

Traps exercise

Traps exercise

Type: Olympic Weightlifting

Clean Shrug

Clean Shrug

Main Muscle Worked: Traps
Other Muscles: Forearms, Shoulders
Equipment: Barbell
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Pull

  1. Begin with a shoulder width, double overhand or hook grip, with the bar hanging at the mid thigh position. 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 clean, avoid overloading to the point that the execution slows down.


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