TRX Overhand Back Row

The TRX overhand row is a great do anywhere exercise.  So long as you have an anchor point and the straps with you, the exercise can be performed.  And by putting your feet directly under the anchor, like on this tree, you really create a challenging exercise.

Overhand Back Row

Primary Muscles Used

TRX Overhand Row Muscles Used

TRX Overhand Back Row Instructions

  • Anchor the TRX suspension trainer just above head level.
  1. Grab the handles with an overhand grip, straiten your arms and walk back until the TRX is tight.
  2. Take a couple steps forward so your body is leaning at 30-45 degrees.  The farther back you lean, the more difficult the exercise will be.
  3. While keeping your stomach tight and back strait pull so the handles finish just outside your chest.
  4. Keep your elbows out to the side and imagine pulling with your elbows.
  5. Then slowly extend your arms back out in front of you.
  6. Repeat
Overhand Back Row

Tim's list of benefits for the TRX Overhand Back Row

  • The TRX Suspension Trainer allows for a natural motion of your arms, they are not limiting your bodies natural motion in any way.
  • This is another exercise that, by working the muscles of your upper back, will help you overcome or prevent the hunched over look that todays societal and work demands cause.
  • The overhand and wide grip of this exercise will help you create a V taper, making your waist look small and shoulders wide.
  • This exercise can be performed anywhere.
  • Because you have to maintain a plank during this motion, you will be working your core and lower back the whole time, so long as it is done properly.

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