Upright Barbell Rows

This is an exercise for shoulder, biceps and upper back strengthening.


  1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your abs drawn in and back straight.
  2. Place the bar on rack in the position where your arms are fully extended in front of you with your elbows slightly bent.
  3. Place your hands shoulder width apart and raise the bar up towards your chin with a controlled motion.
  4. Pause at the top for a moment and rotate your shoulder blades together.
  5. Lower the bar to the starting position.
  6. Repeat


Do not arch your back when raising the barbell towards your chin.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.