- Sit slightly forward on seat or bench in order to grasp cable
attachment. Place feet on vertical platform. Slide hips back
positioning knees with slight bend.
- Pull cable attachment to waist while straightening lower
back. Pull shoulders back and push chest forward while arching
back. Return until arms are extended, shoulders are stretched
forward, and lower back is flexed forward. Repeat.
- Begin with light weight and add additional weight gradually
to allow lower back adequate adaptation.
Do not pause or bounce at bottom of lift. Do not lower weight
beyond mild stretch. Full range of motion through lower back
will vary from person to person. See Cable
Seated Row Question. Also see Cable
Straight Back Seated Row and Dangerous