Dumbbell Bent Over Row

Exercise for back, shoulders and biceps

Dumbbell Bent Over Row Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Hold a dumbbell in each hand. Bend knees, then bow forward, keeping your back straight and chest pushed out. Straighten your arms with the dumbbells hanging directly below your upper abdominals.


Take a deep breath, then pull the dumbbells upwards until your palms are in line with your chest. Pause, and then slowly lower the weights back down.

Equipment required


Main muscles


Secondary muscles

Rear Deltoids, biceps