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July 6, 2006

Easy Home Exercise: Sports Cord Standing Row

Easy Home Exercise: Sports Cord Standing Row. This exercise is great to strengthen the back and arms. The pulling motion will also benefit your everyday functional lifestyle. The primary muscles involved are the mid-traps, latissimus dorsi, and rhomboids. The secondary muscles are the posterior deltoids, and biceps and core. To perform this exercise correctly,

1. In an upright position, with the cord in front of you, start with feet shoulder width apart with the cord attached around a pole or to a door
2. Start with the arms straight, parallel to the floor
3. Begin motion by squeezing shoulder blades together and following with arms pulling back, elbows in to your sides and hold
4. Make sure to keep the chest out and shoulders down and back throughout the range of motion
5. Keeping the shoulder blades together, extend the arms back to the starting position
6. When rowing back, make sure you don’t shrug your shoulders and arms are positioned just below chest

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Posted by Dallas Personal Trainer at July 6, 2006 10:28 AM

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