Exercises to Work the Trapezius Muscles

Trapezius Exercises Using Barbells

Curl and Delts with a Barbell
Shoulder Press with a Barbell

Trapezius Exercises Using Dumbbells

Curl and Delts with Dumbbells
Front Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Shoulder Circles with Dumbbells
Reverse Fly with Dumbbells
Shoulder Press with Dumbbells
Side Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Vertical Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells

Trapezius Exercises Using Resistance Bands

Front Shoulder Raise with a Resistance Band
Shoulder Press with a Resistance Band
Side Shoulder Raise with a Resistance Band

Trapezius Exercises Using No Equipment

Ab Twist
Jog in Place
Pilates Crunch
Pilates Crunch with 45-Degree Hold




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with Jacques Courseault, M.D.

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About Jacques Courseault, M.D.

Jacques CourseaultJacques graduated from Tulane Medical School and has seven years of experience as a personal trainer. After completing medical school, Dr. Courseault was the Associate Chief Resident specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Louisiana State University.

After residency, he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Baton Rouge General Hospital while taking care of NCAA athletes as well as local high school athletes. He now is practicing physical medicine and rehabilitation, sports medicine and electromyography at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans, Louisiana.