How To Do Upright Dumbbell Row ???

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Want to learn how to do a Upright Dumbbell Row ? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW ?

You build your biceps and shoulders by doing upright dumbbell row.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW WORKOUT ?

Primary muscle: If you do upright dumbbell row exercise, your Biceps and Shoulders will be effected the most.
Secondary muscle: Upper Back / Traps are also effected by doing this exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW REQUIRE ?

You will require dumbbells to do this exercise.

 

HOW TO DO UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW ?

Performing the 6 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Stand on the exercising mat with your feet at shoulder’s width apart.
  2. With an overhand grip hold one dumbbell in each hand and see to it that the dumbbells are resting on your thighs. 
  3. Pull up the dumbbells in a smooth movement until they reach just below your chin.
  4. See to it that in this position your elbows are out your shoulders are back.
  5. When you have reached at the tip of performing this movement, contract your biceps and forearms and be there in the position till the count of one.
  6. To maintain the tensions on the muscles, come back to the starting/initial position and repeat.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER ALTERNATIVES TO PERFORM UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW ?

Yes, you may do this exercise using a barbell, an EZ bar or a cable station which has a straight bar or an EZ bar attachment to it.

 

HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO PERFORM PERFORM UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW ?

The difficulty level of performing this exercise ranges from being Moderate to being Hard.

 

WHO ALL CAN PERFORM UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW ?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER EXERCISES WHICH BENEFIT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLES AS UPRIGHT DUMBBELL ROW DOES ?

There are five exercises which target the same muscles:
  1. Reverse Curl
  2. One Arm Dumbbell Row
  3. Ez-bar Preacher Curl
  4. Standing Cable Crossover / Fly
  5. Dumbbell Incline Row

This is just not enough. Find out the other best bodybuilding exercises here.

 
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