Ski Row

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Coach's Tips


How to Ski Row

Starting Position

1. Sit in a seated row machine with your feet firmly planted on the footplate and your back straight. Your legs should be slightly bent.

2. Reach forward and grasp the handles of the row machine with an overhand grip, making sure your wrists are straight and not bent.

Proper Form

1. Begin the exercise by pushing your arms away from your body, extending them to the full length of the machine.

2. Keeping your back straight, draw your arms back towards your body, pulling the handles of the machine towards your chest.

3. Hold for a moment before slowly returning to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Breathe in as you extend your arms away from your body.

2. Breathe out as you pull your arms back towards your chest.


1. Avoid leaning back as you perform the exercise.

2. Do not use too much weight or strain your muscles too much.

3. Do not jerk your arms back or use momentum to complete the exercise.

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