Upright Row with Curl Bar

Area Targeted: Front and Side Shoulder

Enhance your workout with the Standing Upright Row using the Bodylastics Curl Bar, designed to target your shoulders and upper back muscles. This engaging exercise focuses on proper body positioning and controlled resistance for a more effective and dynamic workout. By standing on the band(s) and gripping the bar, you’ll feel the benefits of an optimized workout routine, building strength and improving your overall fitness.

Learn set-up, movements and points to remember below:

Set Up

Anchor: Not required

Bands: Attach each end of the band(s) to an outer ring of the bar.

Body Positioning: Stand on the band(s) hips-width apart. Now grip the bar towards the center of the bar with both hands (palms facing behind you) and stand up straight with your back straight, head straight, chest up, and stomach tight. Keep a slight bend in your legs. Your arms should be straight down with palms facing your thighs, on top of your thighs.


While keeping the bar close to your body, pull your elbows straight up and out, raising the bar until your hands are at the bottom of your chest. Return to the starting position (controlling the resistance). Repeat.

Points To Remember

1. As you raise the bar, lead with movement with your elbows.