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Muscles Used


  • Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight
  • Position the bar in the corner of two walls
  • Hold the bar with palms in, one above the other
  • Bend your knees and lean forward slightly
  • Pull the bar to your chest
  • Pull your shoulders back and push your chest forward
  • Lower the bar so your arms are extended and can feel a slight stretch in your back
  • Alternative - Hook a close grip row attachment under the bar for a more even grip
  • Note - You may want to have someone stand on the bar where it meats the wall to prevent it from lifting

Muscles involved

  • Trapezius
  • Latissimus Dorsi
  • Teres Major
  • Rhomboids
  • Posterior Deltoid
  • Infraspinatus
  • Erector Spinae
  • Biceps Brachii
— Phil @ 10:09 am, September 25, 2006


  1. Thanks alot guys, i have been looking for a workout to really get contractions in my back when working it! I am “sore” in a good way today from last nights awezome workout! Really really thanks.

    Comment by Vegard — May 7, 2008 @ 8:40 am

  2. this is the best site for showing how to do all exercises,second to none,well done.

    Comment by mark roskell — May 30, 2008 @ 7:16 pm

  3. Thanks for the complement, it’s always appreciated.
    If you have any further questions or comments please post in the forums - more eyes will see it and more people will offer guidance.

    Comment by Phil — August 19, 2008 @ 8:34 pm

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