3 New Ways to Row

Build more strength with these variations.

Muscles are masters of adaptation: Once they get used to a movement, they stop getting stronger—and you stop seeing results. To prevent plateaus (and boredom), you need to keep changing your workout. An easy way to do it: Replace one of your go-to exercises with a new version. In this series, trainers share a few of their favorite fresh takes. Sub them into your routine to keep the results coming.
 
ORIGINAL MOVE
: Row
 
BENEFITS: The row is one of the most simple and effective upper-body exercises. It targets the lats, the largest muscles above the waist, while also training the upper back to promote better posture.
 
NEW MOVES
: High plank pull-down; 45-degree incline row; kneeling lat pull-down