Bent Over Row With Towel

Bent Over Row With Towel


This exercise involves holding a towel with both hands and bending over at the waist, then pulling the towel towards your chest to work your back muscles. It is a great exercise for strengthening the upper back and improving posture.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Bent Over Row With Towel Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place a towel on the ground in front of you.
  2. Bend over at the waist and grasp the towel with both hands, keeping your back straight and your knees slightly bent.
  3. Pull the towel towards your chest, squeezing your shoulder blades together as you do so.
  4. Lower the towel back down to the ground and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
  5. Make sure to keep your core engaged and your back straight throughout the exercise.

Bent Over Row With Towel Form & Visual

Bent Over Row With Towel

Bent Over Row With Towel Benefits

  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Strengthens leg muscles
  • Increases endurance
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Low-impact exercise, easy on joints
  • Can be done indoors or outdoors
  • Can be a social activity

Bent Over Row With Towel Muscles Worked

  • Latissimus dorsi
  • Trapezius
  • Rhomboids
  • Erector spinae
  • Biceps brachii

Bent Over Row With Towel Variations & Alternatives

  • Bent-over row with dumbbells
  • Bent-over row with barbell
  • Bent-over row with resistance bands
  • Bent-over row with kettlebells
  • Bent-over row with cable machine
  • Bent-over row with TRX straps
  • Bent-over row with bodyweight (inverted row)