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Back Strengthening Exercises

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How to Do a Bent-Knee Plank with Row

Another excellent back strengthening exercise is the bent-knee plank with row. For this move, all you need is a pair of dumbbells.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by holding dumbbells, and supporting body on knees.

Step 2

Lift right elbow up toward ceiling, squeezing shoulder blade toward your spine.

Step 3

Return to start position.

Step 4

Repeat with left arm.

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