The Cable Upright Row is a resistance training exercise for beginners to improve strength of the back and shoulder musculature.


Upright Cable Row Description

Upright Cable Row

Upright Cable Row

  1. Take on athletic stance, relax the arms and hold the bar in both hands.
  2. Push chest out and maintain hips in neutral position.
  3. Pull the bar upwards close the body up to sternum level (just below nipples) and horizontally abduct shoulders.
  4. Slowly lower the bar and return to starting position.
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Targeted Musculature

  • Rhomboids
  • Trapezius
  • Deltoids
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