Barbell Upright Row

7. Barbell Upright Row

Barbell Upright Row
Equipment required
Main muscles
Deltoids and trapezius muscles
Secondary muscles
Biceps and forearms

Starting position

Standing, holding the bar in front of you, pronation grip, hands shoulder-width apart.


Lift the bar vertically to chest height. Contract for a moment, then return to the starting position. During the whole movement, keep the bar close to the body and the elbows higher than the wrists.