University Recreation


Seated Cable Row

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Latissimus Dorsi, Rhomboids
Secondary Muscles: Trapezius, Biceps
Body Area: Back
Modality Types: Machines Machines
Equipment: Cybex Lat Pull/Low Row

Seated Cable Row Seated Cable Row

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Grasp the handle
  • Then extend the arms as far as possible while keeping your back straight
  • Pull the handle back focusing on trying to touch your shoulder blades together
  • Retract the shoulder blades down and back
  • Bring the handle back until it touches your abdomen
  • Hold at the top and release


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