What cable exercise works for back?
The seated cable row is a staple exercise for a strong, wide back. It hammers your trapezius, which gives your back the width and thickness that characterizes strength and power. Start the movement by squeezing your shoulder blades together. Row and touch the bar to your chest with every repetition.
What are the four cable machine back exercises?
- Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown. 4 sets, 8-10 reps. What is this?
- Reverse Grip Cable Pulldowns. 4 sets, 8-10 reps. See the exercise here.
- Straight-Arm Pulldown. 3 sets, 10-12 reps.
- Face Pull. 3 sets, 15 reps.
- Seated One-Arm Cable Pulley Rows. 3 sets, 10-12 reps.
Is cable row a good back exercise?
Works multiple muscle groups.
Seated cable rows increase upper-body strength by activating multiple muscle groups throughout the body, including back muscles like the latissimus dorsi in your middle back, the erector spinea muscles, the rhomboids in your upper back, and the lower trapezius.