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Bent Over Row With Dumbbells

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muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
synergists:BicepsMuscle, Hand FlexorsMuscle, Lower BackMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (27)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • grasp a dumbbell with each hand
  • at first, stand upright
  • the feet are shoulder-wide away, the knees slightly bent
  • bend over to 45 degrees and hold the head in extension to the spine
  • the palms point to each other
  • the arms hang down, angled a bit
  • the weights are in height of your knees

Correct Execution

  • hold the back straight unconditionally and the upper body in its starting position
  • pull the weights up to the target area, the upper obliques
  • bend the elbow joints until they are about rectangular
  • the shoulder blades move towards each other
  • the arms stay close to the body
  • hold the position for 1-2 seconds
  • lower the weights slowly then
  • always do controlled motions
  • do several reps