Stress and anxiety can lead to muscle tightness in the neck and upper back muscles. This chronic tightness can lead to headaches, decreased neck mobility, and overall discomfort. Shrugs with a dumbbell train the upper trapezius muscle to fully contract and fully relax. This light strengthening exercise can assist in improved shoulder blade and neck muscle strength. This exercise can greatly decrease chronic pain while improving mobility and posture.
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