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Rowing 1

Angle-Based Images: Rowing I Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing I Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing I Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing I Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing I Video
Rowing 1: Step 1
Step 1 Sit with your legs and spine straight, toes pointed, and hold 1 to 3 pound dumbbells. Touch your knuckles together at chest height and open your elbows out to the sides.
Rowing 1: Step 2
Step 2 Curl into your tailbone.
Rowing 1: Step 3
Step 3 Open your arms to form a "V" shape.
Rowing 1: Step 4
Step 4 Rotate your palms to face the back wall. Then press your arms back as you curl your spine forward.
Rowing 1: Step 5
Step 5 Circle your arms up and over toward your feet.
Rowing 1: Step 6
Step 6 Stack your spine and raise up to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

This is a shoulder stabilization exercise.

Tips

If you feel strain in your shoulders and neck, perform the movement without weights.

Benefits

Increases flexibility in the spine while strengthening the abdominals.

Modifications

To modify, do not use the weights and/or keep your knees bent.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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