Hammer Strength Overhand Machine Row

The Hammer Strength overhand machine row is a great exercise for building upper back strength.  The chest pad will help decrease the stress on your lower back, and the wide grip will help create the V-taper that gives your body that Herculean look.

Hammer Strength Overhand Machine Row

Primary Muscles Used

High Row Muscles Used

Overhand Row Instructions

  • Adjust the seat to the desired position and then sit down. Your chest and stomach should be touching the pad but not pressed hard against it.
  1. Place your feet firmly against the foot holders.
  2. Rest your chest on the pad, do not push hard against the pad.
  3. Tighten your stomach.
  4. Grab the handles with an overhand grip and palms facing down.
  5. Now pull the handles towards you and try to squeeze your back by squeezing your shoulder blades together.
  6. Let your arms back out, stretching a little and allowing your shoulders to stretch forward.
  7. Repeat.
    Overhand Machine Row Demonstration

    Tim's list of benefits for the Hammer Strength Overhand Machine Row

    • Your back is a huge muscle group and training it increases your metabolism and your daily calorie burn.
    • Strengthen the muscles of your upper back without putting excess stress on your lower back.
    • By using a wide grip on the Hammer Strength overhand machine row, you build muscles that will give you the V-taper look.
    • The overhand row machine uses two separate weight stacks, allowing each side of your body to develop evenly.
    • This exercise will help you strengthen the muscles that support healthy posture, getting rid of the hunched over look.
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