Strength

Seated Cable Row

The Seated Cable Row strengthens and tones back muscles, aiding in posture improvement. This movement also works the arm and shoulder muscles, making it an excellent exercise for endurance and strength building.
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Seated Cable Row instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit on the seat of the row machine, placing your feet on the front platform, with your knees slightly bent.
2
Grasp the handles with your hands and keep your back straight.
3
Pull the handles towards your abdomen, contracting your back muscles while keeping your chest forward.
4
Pause for a moment with your back muscles contracted and then slowly return to the starting position.
5
Repeat this for the recommended number of repetitions, being cautious not to use your biceps or shoulders to pull the weight.
Sit on the seat of the row machine, placing your feet on the front platform, with your knees slightly bent.
Grasp the handles with your hands and keep your back straight.
Pull the handles towards your abdomen, contracting your back muscles while keeping your chest forward.
Pause for a moment with your back muscles contracted and then slowly return to the starting position.
Repeat this for the recommended number of repetitions, being cautious not to use your biceps or shoulders to pull the weight.
Equipment needed
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