Bent Over Barbell Row
How to: Bent Over Barbell Row
Primary Muscles Used:Back, Posterior Deltoid, Lats, Rhomboids, Traps, Biceps
Exercise Families:Horizontal Pull
- Holding a barbell with both hands with an overhand grip (palms facing towards your body), hands slightly wider than shoulder-width, plant both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. While maintaining a slight bend in your knees, hinge forward from your hips so that your torso is parallel to the floor. Extend your arms directly below your chest. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. Bend your elbows to bring the barbell in towards your lower ribs. You should feel a small squeeze between your shoulder blades.
- Inhale. Extend your elbows to lower the barbell and return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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