The Upright Row is used to strengthen and develop various muscles in the back. Which muscles are targeted depend on the form. It is a good exercise for overall strength and size. The Upright Row can ber performed with a barbell, dumbells , or a variety of machines. Our example is shown with a G2 Home Gym lower pulley cable.
START by attaching a straight bar to the lower cable of your home gym or pulley machine. Face the weight stack and grab the bar with an overhand grip. Stand about two feet away from the pulley and hold the bar at arm's length, in front of your thighs.
Pull the bar up until your upper arms are parrallel to the floor. Pause, then slowly lower the bar to the starting position.
Variations of the Upright Row include: