Cable One Arm Shrug

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Cable One Arm Shrug

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp stirrup with one hand and stand close to low pulley to side.

Execution

With arms straight, elevate shoulder as high as possible. Lower and repeat.

Comments

Since this movement becomes more difficult as full shoulder elevation is achieved, height criteria for shoulder elevation may be needed. For example, raising shoulders until slope of shoulders becomes horizontal may be considered adequate depending upon individual body structure and range of motion with lighter weight. Also see ROM Criteria and Shoulder Shrug Errors.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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