What exercises work your traps?
Top 5 Upper Traps Exercises
- Farmer’s Walks. The Farmer’s Walk is a great upper-trap builder because the weight in your hands pulls your shoulders down when you walk, which is an unstable motion.
- Heavy Deadlifts. I’m not saying to perform just any Deadlift.
- Trap-Bar Deadlifts.
- Olympic Lifts.
- The Gittleson Shrug.
How do you work your traps at home?
Bodyweight Trapezius Home Workout: No Weights –
How can I increase my trap size?
5 Exercises for BIGGER TRAPS
- Trap Bar Shrugs. Trap bar shrugs are a great way to overload the traps with external load, use a grip placement that allows for high terminal elevation, and minimize the stress on the anterior shoulder.
- Barbell Shrugs.
- Dumbbell Shrugs.
- Rack Pulls.
When should I train traps?
Weightlifting and training manuals suggest that you don’t work any muscle group on back-to-back training days. If you follow this approach this means you work your traps 3 or 4 times per week. Taking a rest/recovery day in between workouts.