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    Favorite Trap Exercises


    What are some of your favorite trap exercises? Personally, I like DB shoulder shrugs and BB shoulder shrugs (hands behind back), but would like some more to try out. Any suggestions??
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    Heavy cleans. Dead lifts also.
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    Deads. My traps get hit good from a variety off rear delt type exercises i do as well.
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    superset the first two workouts you did, and do 135 for a set of like 50 but slow and it will burn real good i like to burnout with it....try it out you might like it
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    Quote Originally Posted by at1010 View Post
    superset the first two workouts you did, and do 135 for a set of like 50 but slow and it will burn real good i like to burnout with it....try it out you might like it
    sounds fun
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    deadlift/barbell shrug superset
    snatch-grip deadlift/snatch-grip shrug superset
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    dead lifts and DB shrugs.
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    dumbell shrugs 10-15 reps X 5 sets

    for example: 40lbs dumbells 12 reps (warmup)
    100lbs 10 reps (almost failure)
    100lbs 12 reps (to failure)
    90 lbs 10 reps (to failure)
    80 lbs 15 reps (finishing pump + burn)

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    Quote Originally Posted by fellowmike View Post
    dumbell shrugs 10-15 reps X 5 sets

    for example: 40lbs dumbells 12 reps (warmup)
    100lbs 10 reps (almost failure)
    100lbs 12 reps (to failure)
    90 lbs 10 reps (to failure)
    80 lbs 15 reps (finishing pump + burn)

    Much like my workout, except I pyramid from light to heavy. I also like to throw in a failure set. Once I finish my 100 pound set I will grab lighter dumbbells and go to failure.
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    I like using my trapbar.
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    trapbar is sweed for traps.. i do heavy ass DL pulling to a max single every week almost i dont need a trap routine that works well enough!
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    Rack Pulls
    Yates Rows w/ Trap Bar
    Unilateral DB Shrugs

    in that order
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