Barbell Rear Delt Row

Barbell Rear Delt Row exercise technique

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by barbell rear delt row




  • Grip the bar with a wide overhand grip, and lean forward with the bar hanging from straight arms.
  • Inhale and pull the bar high on your chest.
  • With control, lower the bar back to the starting position.


Barbell rear delt row is an exercise that emphasizes your rear delts. 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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