Barbell Upright Row

Exercise / Shoulders, Trapezius

How to Barbell Upright Row

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Barbell Upright Row Benefits

  • The barbell upright row is an upper body exercise that predominantly targets the trapezius and deltoids, which is responsible for adding width to your shoulders. Usually, it is performed using a standard barbell or EZ bar.
  • The barbell upright row is one of the effective exercises for building bigger traps, but it’s also a move that’s easy to get mistake. One of the easiest ways to ensure your form is on point is to avoid using barbells that are too heavy.


Muscles Worked in the Barbell Upright Row

Target - Lateral Deltoid
Synergists - Trapezius
Synergists - Supraspinatus
Synergists - Anterior Deltoid
Synergists - İnfraspinatus
Synergists - Teres Minor
Synergists - Brachialis
Synergists - Brachioradialis
Synergists - Biceps
Synergists - Serratus Anterior
Stabilizers - Levator Scapulae
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