Step-by step guide to the low row exercise

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Step-by step guide to the low row exercise

Maximize effectiveness: Tips for patients and practitioners

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1. Step-by-step video on how to do the low row

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2. How to perform the low row? Follow these instructions:

Step 1
Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart. The straps need to be slightly shortened.
Step 2
Grasp the handles and walk yourself forwards, underneath the TRX. Your body will be parallel to the floor with your knees bend to 90 degrees, and your arms straight up towards the ceiling.
Step 3
Keeping your feet flat on the floor and your body in a straight line, bend your elbows pulling them in towards your sides.Your body will move upwards in the direction of the straps.
Step 4
Slowly lower yourself back to the starting position, maintaining a straight line from your shoulders to your knees throughout the exercise.
Step 5
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3. About the low row

  • Uses body weight to work the back muscles
  • Can be done using different incremental weights
  • Targets the muscles in the back, the lats, and the lower back
  • Improves posture, stability and strength
  • Regulates breathing and helps to promote relaxation
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4. List benefits of low row

Here are some potential benefits of performing this exercise:

  • Builds strength in your back muscles.
  • Improves posture by strengthening your core muscles.
  • Increases blood circulation throughout your body.
  • Enhances coordination and balance.
  • Helps reduce lower back pain.
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5. FAQ on low row

What muscles does the low row exercise target?
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The low row exercise targets the muscles of the back, including the latissimus dorsi, rhomboids, trapezius, and erector spinae. It also works the biceps and forearms.

What is the correct form for the low row exercise?
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The correct form for the low row exercise is to stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, and your back straight. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing inwards. Pull the dumbbells up towards your chest, keeping your elbows close to your body. Lower the dumbbells back to the starting position and repeat.

What equipment is needed to do the low row exercise?
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To do the low row exercise, you will need a low row machine or cable machine. You may also need a weight plate, barbell, or dumbbell to hold in your hands.

How many sets and reps should I do for the low row exercise?
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The number of sets and reps you should do for the low row exercise will depend on your fitness goals and current fitness level. Generally, you should aim to do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps. If you are a beginner, you may want to start with 1-2 sets of 8-12 reps. As you become more experienced, you can increase the number of sets and reps.

Is the low row exercise suitable for beginners?
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Yes, the low row exercise can be suitable for beginners. It is a great exercise to help build strength in the back and arms. However, it is important to start with lighter weights and to use proper form to avoid injury.

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