The Incline Neutral Grip Body Row is an easier variation of the Bent Leg Neutral Grip Body Row with a higher inclination. It strengthens the upper back and shoulders.
How to and step by step instructions:
- Hold parallel bars at chest height, in neutral grip, palms facing each other.
- Move your feet forward, keepint the legs straight and core engaged.
- Fully extend your arms, hanging from the bars. This is the starting position.
- Bend your arms, bringing the chest higher.
- Stay there a few seconds and extend the arms again, lowering yourself to the initial position.
Hints & tips:
- Choose higher bars for an easier variation.
- Put your feet closer to the shoulder, leading to higher inclination, for an easier variation.
- Strengthen back muscles.
- Very easy to adjust to your fitness level, by adjusting feet position.
Counting & gamification:
- Adjust the feet position to have 10 reps of maximum effort yet proper form.
- Aim for 3 series x10 in a session.
Muscles worked and body parts involved:
Primary muscles: Shoulder, Upper Back
Secondary muscles: Biceps, Forearms, Chest
The exercise can be found with other names. Examples are:
- Incline Neutral Grip Body Row
- Incline Neutral Grip Inverted Row
- Incline Neutral Grip Bodyweight Row
- Incline Neutral Grip Horizontal Pull Up
- High Bar Neutral Grip Body Row
- Incline Neutral Grip Body Row Parallel Bar
- Incline Neutral Grip Australian Pull Up