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Rowing 2

Angle-Based Images: Rowing Ii Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing Ii Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing Ii Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing Ii Video
Angle-Based Images: Rowing Ii Video
Rowing 2: Step 1
Step 1 Sit with your spine tall and legs straight, feet flexed. Hold 1–3 pound dumbbells. Raise your arms to shoulder height in front of you, palms facing up.
Rowing 2: Step 2
Step 2 Bend your elbows to 90 degrees.
Rowing 2: Step 3
Step 3 Keeping your back straight, lean back to a spot where you can hold the position comfortably.
Rowing 2: Step 4
Step 4 Extend your arms straight up, palms facing back.
Rowing 2: Step 5
Step 5 Reach your arms toward your feet as you lean forward.
Rowing 2: Step 6
Step 6 Turn your palms to face the floor and move your arms toward the wall behind you.
Rowing 2: Step 7
Step 7 Circle your arms up and over to your toes.
Rowing 2: Step 8
Step 8 Stack your spine and return to a sitting position.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

This is a shoulder stabilization exercise. If you feel strain in your shoulders and neck, perform the movement without weights.

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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