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The Suspension Inverted Row

Ronai, Peter MS, CSCS-D, NSCA-CPT-D, CSPS; Scibek, Eric MS, ATC, CSCS

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Strength and Conditioning Journal: August 2016 - Volume 38 - Issue 4 - p 106–112
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000226
Columns: Exercise Technique
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ABSTRACT THE SUSPENSION-INVERTED ROW IS A MULTIJOINT UPPER-BODY EXERCISE THAT CAN INCREASE SHOULDER GIRDLE AND LUMBAR SPINE STABILITY, UPPER-BODY STRENGTH, AND PERFORMANCE OF ACTIVITES REQUIRING HIGH LEVELS OF STRENGTH. IT IS A VARIATION OF THE INVERTED ROW WITH A BAR AND IT CAN BE PROGRESSED, REGRESSED, AND PERFORMED THROUGHOUT A TRAINING YEAR. THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES A DETAILED DESCRIPTION AND FIGURES OF THE PROPER EXERCISE TECHNIQUE FOR A SUSPENSION-INVERTED ROW. FOR A VIDEO ABSTRACT OF THIS ARTICLE, SEE SUPPLEMENTAL DIGITAL CONTENT 1 (SEE VIDEO, http://links.lww.com/SCJ/A191).

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Department of Exercise Science, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

Address correspondence to Mr. Peter Ronai, ronaip@sacredheart.edu.

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Peter Ronaiis a clinical associate professor of exercise science in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Connecticut.

Eric Scibekis a clinical assistant professor of exercise science in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Connecticut.

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