One-Arm Dumbbell Shrug

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Dumbbells

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How to do One-Arm Dumbbell Shrug:

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one-arm dumbbell shrug is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the traps and to a lesser degree also targets the forearms and shoulders ...more

one-arm dumbbell shrug is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the traps and to a lesser degree also targets the forearms and shoulders.

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

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

Tips

  1. Be sure to keep your shoulders back and not slouched forward. Keep your shoulder blades pinned together. This will target your traps.
  2. Raise your shoulder as high as you can. Imagine trying to touch your shoulder to your ear.
  3. Be sure to let your arm hang down all the way after each rep. Don't cheat.
  4. Stand upright and don't lean over to one side.

Variations

  1. Perform exercise with straps if your having trouble holding onto the weight.
  2. Perform a traditional dumbbell shrug with a dumbbell in each hand. Raise both shoulders at the same time rather than one at a time.
  3. Place a weighted barbell on a squat rack at waist height. Perform a one-arm barbell shrug just as you would perform a one-arm dumbbell shrug.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Dumbbells

Tips

  1. Be sure to keep your shoulders back and not slouched forward. Keep your shoulder blades pinned together. This will target your traps.
  2. Raise your shoulder as high as you can. Imagine trying to touch your shoulder to your ear.
  3. Be sure to let your arm hang down all the way after each rep. Don't cheat.
  4. Stand upright and don't lean over to one side.

Variations

  1. Perform exercise with straps if your having trouble holding onto the weight.
  2. Perform a traditional dumbbell shrug with a dumbbell in each hand. Raise both shoulders at the same time rather than one at a time.
  3. Place a weighted barbell on a squat rack at waist height. Perform a one-arm barbell shrug just as you would perform a one-arm dumbbell shrug.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation