Cable Palm Rotational Row

Cable Palm Rotational Row


This exercise involves using a cable machine to perform a rowing motion while holding onto a handle with a palm-down grip. The movement involves rotating the palms inward as the elbows are pulled back, targeting the muscles of the upper back and arms.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Palm Rotational Row Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a cable handle in each hand.
  2. Bend your knees slightly and hinge forward at the hips, keeping your back straight.
  3. Extend your arms straight out in front of you, palms facing down.
  4. Rotate your palms up towards the ceiling, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  5. Row the cables towards your chest, squeezing your shoulder blades together.
  6. Pause for a moment at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the cables back to the starting position.
  7. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Cable Palm Rotational Row Form & Visual

Cable Palm Rotational Row

Cable Palm Rotational Row Benefits

  • Targets the hamstrings, glutes, and lower back muscles
  • Improves hip mobility and flexibility
  • Increases strength and muscle mass in the targeted areas
  • Helps to prevent injury by strengthening the posterior chain
  • Can be modified to target different areas of the legs and back
  • Can be performed with a variety of equipment, including cables, dumbbells, and barbells

Cable Palm Rotational Row Muscles Worked

  • Forearms
  • Biceps
  • Upper back (rhomboids, trapezius)
  • Rear deltoids

Cable Palm Rotational Row Variations & Alternatives

  • cable palm rotational row
  • cable palm-up row
  • cable reverse grip row
  • cable single arm row
  • dumbbell palm rotational row
  • dumbbell palm-up row
  • dumbbell reverse grip row
  • dumbbell single arm row
  • barbell palm rotational row
  • barbell palm-up row
  • barbell reverse grip row
  • barbell single arm row