Cable Wide Grip Seated Row


Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



Sit slightly forward on platform in order to grasp cable attachment. With awider than shoulder width grip, slide hips back positioning knees with slight bend.


Pull cable attachment to waist while pulling torso upright. Pull shoulders back and push chest forward while arching back. Return until arms are extended, shoulders are stretched forward, and lower back is flexed forward. Repeat.


Begin with light weight and additional weight gradually to allow lower back adequate adaptation. Do not pause or bounce at bottom of lift. Do not lower weight beyond mild stretch. Full range of motion through lower back will vary from person to person. See Cable Seated Row Question. Also see Cable Wide Grip Straight Back Seated Row and Dangerous Exercise Essay.

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