Dumbbell Shrugs


Muscle Worked



  • Stand with feet, apart holding a dumbbell in each hand at the side of your body with arms slightly bent.
  • Your palms should be facing one another.
  • Raise your shoulders evenly in a straight line, as if to touch your ears.
  • Your arms should remain bent at the same angles throughout; with only your shoulders moving up.
  • Hold the position for few seconds, before returning back. Complete the set without rest.


  • Don't let the weight drop. Slowly lower it in a controlled manner.
  • Don't swing your back while performing the exercise.