Shoulder Exercises

Shrugs: Straight Up and Down or a Rolling Shoulder Motion?

Many of us copy form that we commonly see others using in the gym, and that approach has clobbered many a good movement. Rotator-cuff exercises done with a dumbbell and the confusion between conventional and Romanian deadlifts come to mind. Another one is common to the family of shrug exercises: does it matter if you roll your shoulders or is it better to use an up-and-down motion?

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