Wide-Grip Seated Cable Row

The wide-grip seated cable row strengthens the back, shoulders, and biceps while improving core stability and spinal alignment. The wide grip places increased resistance on the upper back and rear shoulder.


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    Sitting at a low pulley cable station, hold the straight-bar attachment with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Using your legs, push your torso back so that your arms are fully extended and you are supporting the weight.
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    Keeping your chest forward, shoulders down, and back arched, pull the bar toward your waist. Return the weight to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not lean forward during the exercise.
  • Finish the row by bringing your shoulder blades together.