How To Do Reverse Grip Double Arm Row

By: Chris Freytag, CPT

Reverse Grip Double Arm Row

Reverse Grip Double Arm Row is a standing dumbbell exercise that strengthens the back, core and arms and can be done by most anyone. It is challenging to find ways to strengthen your upper back outside of a gym. If you have dumbbells, this move can be done anywhere and is a sure fire way to sculpt your upper back and made a tank-top-worthy body.

If you learn how to do Reverse Grip Double Arm Row you will find that going to the gym is not a necessary part of strength training. You can achieve results at home, on the road, even small hotel workout room. You can work with your own body weight and a set of dumbbells and achieve a full-body strength session! Better yet, get creative with your cardio and strength combined. Try a set of Reverse Grip Double Arm Row, then a set of burpees. Keep alternating back and forth between strength and cardio and you’ll get more results in less time.

During the Reverse Grip Double Arm Row you will want to move slowly and pause at the top of the move. When moving quickly it is easy to fall into using momentum rather than muscle. As you draw the weights toward your body, squeeze your shoulder blades together and keep your shoulders down away from your ears. Keep moving slowly as you return the weights back down. The descending move is equally valuable when it comes to strengthening the muscles.

Try the Reverse Grip Double Arm Row as part of your exercise routine or check out our workout 7 Moves to Sculpt Your Back and Shoulders.

Here are the steps to performing Reverse Grip Double Arm Row:

1) Start with legs together and sit back into a slight squat engaging abdominals. Arms are in front of the body holding dumbbells at hip height with palms facing the ceiling.

2) Draw elbows back past hips gently hugging the side body so you feel lats and triceps engage and return forward with control.

Targets: triceps, back, shoulders



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