Shoulders - Barbell Upright Row

Shoulders - Barbell Upright Row
The upright barbell row is an exercise that will strengthen your arms, back, shoulders and chest, the dynamic movement will help build up the whole area. Main and Helper muscles targeted


      • Compound Exercise
      • Main muscle targeted – Shoulders, Neck
      • Helper muscles – Triceps

Male | Female


Stand with legs shoulder-width apart. Grip the bar with your palms towards you, hands about a hand span apart. Stand tall and pull the bar towards your chin in a smooth movement. While keeping your back straight, lower the bar to your belly button and repeat.

Why it’s good:

Because you need to use lots of different muscles in the action, it builds up the whole upper body.

What to watch out for:

Posture. Always keep your back straight and shoulders back. If you’re hunched over, your spine is taking the load, which can lead to injury.

Snapshot: upright barbell exercise

upright barbell exercise

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