Standing Shoulder Shrugs

Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses standing shoulder shrugs to build strength.

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Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses standing shoulder shrugs to build strength.
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Featuring Jackson Sayers, BSc (Kinesiology)

Duration: 57 seconds

Standing shoulder shrugs once again revolve getting the pelvis into a good solid position so get that bum back, bend those knees.

And from there, we almost wanna be thinking about having the weight loosely in our hands and dropping down through the shoulders. Once we get that nice position from a down position, then we start thinking about coming up.

And we wanna be using our upper shoulder, upper back muscles to get that shoulder nice and high and nice and down. It's a very effective exercise group when you're thinking about loosening up your neck. So you go up and down, nice and steady.

And the thing to always remember about when you're doing shoulder shrugs is if you keep you hands nice and loose and you don't grip the dumbbell very tightly, then you're gonna be in a much better position to actually, to use your back muscles. So it's up and down, nice and steady, 10 to 15 reps, and remember loose hands.

Presenter: Mr. Jackson Sayers, Kinesiologist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Kinesiologist

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