How to do Incline Dumbbell Shrugs

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Another shrug exercise which will isolate your traps muscles effectively. Incline dumbbell shrugs target your lower traps, shoulders, etc. Shrugs in an inclined position directly hit your primary muscles. Go ahead and perform this one of the best trap exercises.

Targeted muscles- Lower traps muscles.

How to do

  • Lie down in an inclined bench with your chest down.
  • Hold a pair of dumbbells in your hands and hang down your hands straight.
  • Now shrug up your shoulders and feel the burn. Pause and repeat the reps.

Complete 2 to 3 sets of 15, 12, 10 reps each.


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