Lever Straight Back Seated Row (no chest pad, plate loaded)

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Lever Straight Back Seated Row (no chest pad, plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with feet positioned on foot bar or platform. Grasp handles with each hand. Position torso upright with knees bent slightly.

Execution

Pull handles to body. Pull shoulders back and lift chest by arching back. Return until arms are extended, back is straight, and shoulders are stretched forward. Repeat.

Comments

Exercise is performed on apparatus with no chest pad, in contrast to standard lever seated row machine. This exercise is more similar to Cable Straight Back Seated Row. Exercise may also be performed with greater low back involvement; see Lever Seated Row (no chest pad).

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

  • Back, General

Synergists

Dynamic Stabilizers

Stabilizers

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