TRX 45° Row

TRX 45° Row

Difficulty level: Intermediate | Muscle Group(s): Back and Neck, Core, Latissimus Dorsi, Rhomboids, Total Body | Modality: Stability, Strength


  • A great back movement that can target strength or stability.


  • Position TRX system so that it is fully retracted.
  • Stand facing TRX system with 45° grip on handles (halfway between pronated and neutral).
  • Extend arms out in front of body at chest height.
  • Lean back and allow upper back to round forward slightly.
  • Keep entire body aligned.


  • Begin motion by 'squeezing' shoulder blades together.
  • Pull chest to handles by drawing elbows out to side so 45° angle exists at shoulder. Pause at top of movement.
  • Keep body aligned throughout motion and wrists in neutral position.
  • Do not throw hips upward to assist exercise.
  • Lower slowly to 'start' position.