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A weight-training exercise that strengthens the muscles of the shoulders (figure 59).

▪ Stand upright. With your arms straight, grasp a barbell so that your palms face towards your body and the barbell is resting against your thighs. Keeping your arms and legs straight and feet about shoulder width apart, slowly lift your shoulders as high as you can towards your ears. Then roll the shoulders smoothly backwards, down and forwards. Repeat as many times as is comfortable.

▪ Stand upright. With your arms straight, grasp a barbell so that your palms face towards your body and the barbell is resting against your thighs. Keeping your arms and legs straight and feet about shoulder width apart, slowly lift your shoulders as high as you can towards your ears. Then roll the shoulders smoothly backwards, down and forwards. Repeat as many times as is comfortable.

Figure 59 Shoulder shrugs

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