Lever (T-bar) Close Grip Bent-over Row

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Lever (T-bar) Close Grip Bent-over Row (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Bend knees slightly and bend over lever handles with back straight. Grasp parallel lever handles.

Execution

Pull handles up to waist. Return until arms are extended and shoulders are stretched forward. Repeat.

Comments

Closer grip increase lat involvement by emphasizing shoulder extension over transverse extension. Keep low back straight. Lighten load if torso raises beyond 45 degrees in order complete repetition. See Gravity Vectors to understand how load would be decreased by positioning torso too high. Also see Lever Bent-over Row.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

  • Back, General

Synergists

Dynamic Stabilizers

Stabilizers

 

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