Though the traps get worked during many other exercises, it is always a good idea to throw in some shrugs for extra stimulus.
When doing this trap exercise, aim to perform 30 seconds time under tension rather than counting reps and squeeze your traps hard at the top of each exercise.
- 1Grab a pair of dumbbells and sit on the bench comfortably
- 2Hold the dumbbells by your sides with palms facing the torso
- 3Shrug the dumbbells and contract the traps up top
- 4Go back down slowly
- 5Repeat for 30 seconds time under tension, without counting reps