Cable Twisting Seated High Row


Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



Sit on seat or bench. Bend forward and grasp cable stirrup with one hand. Allow shoulder with stirrup to be pulled forward with twist through waist.


Pull cable attachment to side of torso while twisting though waist in opposite direction. Pull shoulder back and push chest forward. Return until arm is extended and shoulder is pulled forward. Repeat. Continue with opposite arm.


If two high pulleys are available use opposite pulley as exercised arm. If pulley is far enough away, it is optional to bend lower back forward during stretch and pull it upright during contraction. See Cable One Arm Seated High Row. Hamstrings and Gluteus Maximus become stabilizers if seated on bench with feet propped forward with no upper leg support.

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