Cable rear delt row exercise
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Cable rear delt row

Exercise details

  • Target muscle: Posterior Deltoid
  • Synergists: Lateral Deltoid, Middle and Lower Trapezius, Rhomboids, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Biceps Brachii
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Force: Pull

Starting position

  1. Sit in front of the cable machine and grasp the long bar with a pronated (overhand) elbow-width grip.
  2. Slide your buttocks backward and lean back so that your torso is upright, your back is straight, and your arms and shoulders are extended in front of you.


  1. Exhale as you pull the bar toward your upper chest, keeping your elbows at shoulder height and your body still.
  2. Hold for a count of two.
  3. Inhale as you slowly return the bar to the starting position, with your shoulders and arms extended in front of you.
  4. Repeat.

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