2nd October 2019


What muscles are rows good for?

A row is a pull-type, compound exercise which works primarily your middle back, but also works your Latissimus and muscles in your arms. The following table lists information about the muscles that you use when performing bent-over barbell rows, as shown in Figures 1-2.

In this way, what muscles do horizontal rows target?

Inverted rows are awesome because:
  • it's the best bodyweight exercise for your upper back (middle trapezius and rhomboids)
  • It contributes to shoulder health.
  • it also contributes a tone to developing a strong thick pair of arms.
  • They improve strengthening your grip.

Where can I do inverted rows?

Position a bar in a rack to about waist height. You can also use a smith machine. Take a wider than shoulder width grip on the bar and position yourself hanging underneath the bar. Your body should be straight with your heels on the ground with your arms fully extended.

What muscles does the Australian pull up work?

The primary movers during an inclined pullup are your latissimus dorsi and trapezius muscles. Your rhomboids, posterior deltoids and the pulling muscles in your arms, including the brachialis and brachioradialis, activate too. You can shift your hands to an underhand grip for extra biceps involvement.
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