Lever Wide Grip Bent-over Row (plate loaded)

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Lever Wide Grip Bent-over Row (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

With lever handles to sides, bend knees slightly and bend over with back straight. Grasp wider handles.

Execution

Pull lever handles up to sides. Return until arms are extended and shoulders are stretched downward. Repeat.

Comments

Torso should be keep as close to horizontal while allowing for full arm extension. Knees are bent in effort to keep low back straight (See Hamstring Inflexibility). If low back becomes rounded due to tight hamstrings, try bending knees more. Placing weight plates on higher bar lightens resistance at top where strength lessens, without compromising range of motion. See Gravity Vectors to understand how this positioning, altering direction of load, effects exercise resistance throughout movement (resistance curve). Also see Lever Bent-over Row.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

  • General, Back

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