Cable Shrug

Exercise Machine / Beginner

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Cable Machine

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • Male
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  • 100 lb
    average weight
  • 150 lb
    best weight
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  • #2K
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Average Sitewide Cable Shrug Weight

  • 100 lb
    average weight
  • 150 lb
    best weight
  • 5
    times logged
  • #1K
    popularity rank

Average Male Cable Shrug Weight

  • 0 lb
    average weight
  • 0 lb
    best weight
  • 0
    times logged
  • #2K
    popularity rank

Average Female Cable Shrug Weight

How to do Cable Shrug:

Muscles Worked

Details

cable shrug is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the traps ...more

cable shrug is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the traps.

The only cable shrug equipment that you really need is the following: cable machine. There are however many different cable shrug variations that you can try out that may require different types of cable shrug equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper cable shrug form is easy with the step by step cable shrug instructions, cable shrug tips, and the instructional cable shrug technique video on this page. cable shrug is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the cable shrug video, learn how to do the cable shrug, and then be sure and browse through the cable shrug workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Stand up straight while performing the exercise.
  2. Keep your head up and eyes facing forward throughout.
  3. Do not use your biceps to lift the bar. Your shoulders should be the only part of your body moving up and down during the exercise.

Variations

  1. You can also perform this exercise with bands, a barbell or a dumbbell.
  2. If you wish, you can use a single handle to work one shoulder at a time.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

1 Review

  • AaronV
    almost 8 years ago
    #

    Love these, since you don't have big honking dumbbells hitting you in the legs while you do them. The only problem is finding cable machines with heavy enough weight.

Equipment Needed

  • Cable Machine

Tips

  1. Stand up straight while performing the exercise.
  2. Keep your head up and eyes facing forward throughout.
  3. Do not use your biceps to lift the bar. Your shoulders should be the only part of your body moving up and down during the exercise.

Variations

  1. You can also perform this exercise with bands, a barbell or a dumbbell.
  2. If you wish, you can use a single handle to work one shoulder at a time.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation