Smith Machine Shoulder Shrugs

This is an exercise for shoulder strengthening.


  1. Place the barbell at waist height.
  2. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and your abs drawn in.
  3. Grasp the bar with an overhand grip and straightened arms.
  4. As you lift the bar allow the weight to pull your shoulders down, shrug your shoulders up and to the back.
  5. Hold for a moment and then return to starting position.


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