How To Do: Bent Over Row (Video)

This is an exercise I see a lot of people doing wrong at bigger gyms where people are allowed to do what ever they like. Done properly you should really feel it in the latismus dorsi (lat) that is being work, as well as the transverse abdominus (core). The reason you should feel it in the core is because you should be maintaining a nice flat back, and not rotating. Here is how you do it:

  1. Start by getting into proper position
  2. Same hand, and leg on the bench, back flat (both forward, and backward. Become a table)
  3. It is okay to bend your supporting arm slightly to help level the body
  4. Let the weight hang in your hand, and maintain proper position
  5. Pull your shoulder blades together before pulling up on the weight
  6. Pull up on the weight, keeping your elbow close to your body
  7. DO NOT TWIST YOUR BODY!!! Maintain the level body (This will help work your core more, and it is more beneficial for the muscles you want worked)
  8. Once you reach the top range of motion, return the weight back down in a controlled motion

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