Type: Olympic Weightlifting
Main Muscle Worked: Traps
Other Muscles: Forearms, Shoulders
Mechanics Type: Compound
- 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.
- 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.