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Machine One Arm Row Guide

  1. Exercise Type: Compound - engages and works multiple muscle groups at the same time.
  2. Targeted Muscle Groups:
    • primary: Latissimus Dorsi, upper back
    • secondary: biceps, trapezius, Rhomboids
    • tertiary: back deltoids, forearm
    • quaternary: erector spinae

How to perform?

The Machine One Arm Row is a fantastic compound exercise that primarily works the lats (the latissimus dorsi, or back broad muscles). Secondary muscle groups like the rhomboids, trapezius, and biceps are also worked during this movement. The tertiary muscles are the erector spinae and the forearms, while the quaternary muscles are the posterior deltoids.

Steps to perform:

  1. Position yourself at the one-arm row machine, adjusting the seat to your height.
  2. Place your chest against the pad and secure your feet on the platform.
  3. Grasp the handle with one hand, keeping your back straight.
  4. Begin with your arm fully extended, maintaining a slight bend in the elbow.
  5. Exhale as you pull the handle towards your hip, squeezing your back muscles.
  6. Keep your core engaged and avoid twisting your torso.
  7. Inhale as you extend your arm, returning to the starting position.

Note: When using this machine, you can experiment with different grips and handle positions to target specific areas of the back. For example, a wider grip may engage the outer latissimus dorsi, while a more narrow grip may emphasize the middle of the back. Always prioritize proper form and focus on feeling the contraction in your lats, rather than relying solely on the machine's mechanics for assistance.



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