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


Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



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


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.


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).

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