How to: Inverted Row
Primary Muscles Used:Back, Biceps, Lats, Posterior Deltoid, Rhomboids, Traps
Exercise Families:Horizontal Pull
- Set the height of the Smith machine bar to approximately hip height. Place both hands on the the bar with an overhand grip (palms facing down) wider than your shoulders. Slowly walk your feet forwards until your chest is positioned directly below the bar. Extend your elbows and rest on the heels of your feet, ensuring that the rest of your body is elevated off the floor. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. Using the muscles in both your arms and back, bend your elbows to bring your chest towards the bar. You should feel a small squeeze between your shoulder blades.
- Inhale. Extend your elbows to lower your body and return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
Alternative Exercises for Smith Machine
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