How to Do Standing Low Cable Row
The standing low cable row should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the standing low cable row.
Beginning Standing Low Cable Row
1. Grab the rope with both hands, take a step back, and extend your arms.
2. To assist steady yourself, bend slightly at the knees and waist.
3. Pull the rope immediately below your chest into your midsection. Spread the handles as wide as possible as you pull the rope in.
Standing Low Cable Row Movement
1. Attach two D handles to the floor level pulley in front of a low cable machine.
2. Step backwards with both hands on the handles until your arms are virtually straight.
3. Without rounding or straining the back, bend forward at the hips.
4. Pull the handles to the midsection from this starting position.
5. Squeeze the shoulder blades and the back together.
6. Slowly return to the starting posture, feeling the back stretch.
Standing Low Cable Row Benefits
Low cable rows are a complex exercise that is performed while seated. Low cable rows are a common sight in upper-body workouts, owing to their effectiveness in targeting the middle back, as well as the biceps, lats, and shoulders.