How to Do Barbell Rear Delt Row: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Barbell Rear Delt Row exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Barbell Rear Delt Row

Muscles worked by barbell rear delt row

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do Barbell Rear Delt Row

  1. Grip the bar with a wide overhand grip, and lean forward with the bar hanging from straight arms.
  2. Inhale and pull the bar high on your chest, with your upper arms pointing straight out to the sides.
  3. With control, lower the bar back to the starting position.


Barbell rear delt row is a great rear delt exercise. To avoid cheating or swinging the weight up, make sure you use a light weight and focus on muscle contact with your rear delts.

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