Written on April 17, 2013 at 10:40 am, by Eric Cressey
Barbell shrugs have been labeled a “meathead” exercise by a lot of people, but with some quick modifications, you can make them really valuable inclusions in a strength training program, as not all shrugging is created equal. Check out this exercise of the week video to learn more:
As I mentioned, if you’re looking for another variation that’s unloaded, try including wall slides with overhead shrug in your warm-ups; they are a great teaching tool.
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