Side Plank Cable Rows

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The side plank cable row is a beginner level exercise that targets the mid-back and obliques.


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Back (middle)

Middle back muscles are very important as they help to support and strengthen the core muscles at the front of your body.

Picture of Obliques


Many people put a lot of focus on working their abs but forget their surrounding neighbors; the oblique muscles. Obliques serve as stabilizers, and are used in almost every physical activity. Exercising your obliques should be a very important part of your workout program.

Equipment Used

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Cable Machine

The cable machine is a piece of equipment used in weight training or functional training. A wide variety of exercises can be performed using the apparatus.

Exercise Instructions

side plank cable rows - step 1

Step 1

Start in a side plank position with your shoulder over top of your elbow and your feet stacked on top of each other.

side plank cable rows - step 2

Step 2

Pull the cable towards you wile keeping your shoulders retracted and your chest proud.

side plank cable rows - step 3

Step 3

Return the cable back to the starting position and repeat.