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Exercise Tips: Seated Cable Rows

Our brand ambassador, ‘Edie Guelere’, a personal trainer & swimming teacher  at the Harbour Club Chelsea is showing the unique techniques how to do a ‘Seated Cable Rows’. Please follow him on Instagram @edguelere. And for more information, please emailto: edguelere.pt@gmail.com 

Seated Cable Rows: (Straps recommend for high rep sets).

  • Your shoulder should be in front of hips.
  • Torso tall.
  • Keep slightly flexion in the hips (but make sure do not backward lean)
  • Now bend your knees slightly.
  • Bring the bar or grip-bar right the way into your stomach.
  • You have to keep the cable low and think about ‘shoving’ down throughout (your intention)
  • To change the angle, place a dumbbell (for example) onto the seat to provide an elevation (around 9” or so)

Almond and Banana Breakfast Drink

The almond and banana breakfast drink is a unique blended breakfast of protein powder (any protein power you prefer), almonds, banana, yogurt and oats. Give it a try!!!!

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen (or fresh) medium banana
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 100 ml ice cold water (or you use normal water if using frozen banana)
  • 1 ounce ground almonds
  • 1 cup raw oats
  • 1 scoop protein powder

Instructions: 

  • Place all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Add extra water if you prefer a weaker mixture. Pour into a tall glass and drink . The perfect breakfast or meal is ready to go!!! 
  • For the recipe I used ON (optimum Nutrition Whey Protein Powder). But you can use any protein powder.

Serving: 

  • Make one protein drink

Nutrition Info: 

  • Calories: 651
  • Protein: 53 g
  • Carbs: 77 g
  • Fat: 17 g