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Posterior Deltoid Row

Description

Although targetting the deltoids, this is a great exercise for many of the back muscles.

Preparation

  • Adjust chest pad so that when holding handgrips a slight stretch is felt in the shoulders.
  • Place lower legs on shin rests where fitted.
  • The height of seat is down to preference – start with shoulders at handle height.
  • Grasp horizontal handles with overhand grip.

Action

  • Pull the levers back keeping elbows pointing out to sides
  • Keep the hands, elbows and shoulders in line
  • Keep the wrists flat
  • Do not swing the weight using momemtum
  • Do not pull the chest away from the pad

Return

  • Allow the weights to pull hands back to starting position
  • A mild stretch may be felt in the back
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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Contra-Indication

Keep your torso stationary to avoid back injury.

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