Dumbbell Shrugs

Exercise for trapezius muscles

Dumbbell Shrugs Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Standing, arms stretched out along the body, one dumbbell in each hand.


Keeping your arms outstretched, raise your shoulders as high as possible. Contract your trapezius muscles at the top of the movement, then slowly return to the initial position.

Equipment required


Main muscles

Trapezius muscles