They can make a statement with your shirt on (unlike your abs!)
Problem is… Doing shrugs isn’t the best way to train them.
Watch This – Get Big Thick Traps Without Shrugs
The traps are a fan shaped muscle with broad attachments.
So why are you lifting straight up and down?
Build bigger traps with these 2 moves!
What’s more? Concentrating too much on this motion in your trap training will lead to a “traps imbalance”. When this happens you put your shoulders in jeopardy of injury. Let’s fix both of these at one time!
P.S. Will deadlifts build bigger traps? No freaking doubt about it. But, those with wider shoulders and longer necks will still have some trouble. That is unless you start including moves like I show you in this video!
P.P.S. You’d be amazed at how much more potential muscle growth and development you are capable of. Every single time I get someone “training like an athlete” and putting the science back in strength…the results start coming really fast. Unlock your true potential in 90 days – Train like an athlete with me here
Jeff Cavaliere M.S.P.T, CSCS
Jeff Cavaliere is a Physical Therapist, Strength Coach and creator of the ATHLEAN-X Training Programs and ATHLEAN-Rx Supplements. He has a Masters in Physical Therapy (MSPT) and has worked as Head Physical Therapist for the New York Mets, as well as training many elite professional athletes in Major League Baseball, NFL, MMA and professional wrestling. His programs produce “next level” achievements in muscle size, strength and performance for professional athletes and anyone looking to build a muscular athletic physique.