Machine: Life Fitness Low Row
To begin, place both feet on the steps and take hold of handles. Extend knees and set your back – this is the starting position (Figure 1).
Flex elbows as back muscles contract. Elbows move posteriorly (to the back) until handles touch the anterior (front) surface of the trunk (Figure 2).
Extend the elbows to return to the start position.
Classification of Exercise:
- Glenohumeral Joint
- Elbow Joint
- Latissimus Dorsi
- Posterior Deltoid
- Biceps Brachii
Joint Action During Concentric Phase:
- Extension of the Shoulder (Glenohumeral joint)
- Retraction of the Scapula
- Flexion of the Elbow
Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition to consider.
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