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Bent over Barbell rows query

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2006/07/11 15:55:54 (permalink)

Bent over Barbell rows query

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I'm struggling with barbell rows, and was wandering if I could swap them for either dumbbell bent over rows or seated cable rows. Will these be just as effective as the bent over barbell rows?

Thanks

Milto
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    supermick
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/11 16:54:13 (permalink)
    what seems to be the problem bro? Form? weight? not 'feeling' it?
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    milto
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/11 16:59:44 (permalink)
    the problem is im just not feeling it.

    And if i put the weight up, I lose technique.

    So I have been looking at the cable seated rows and dumbbell rows but wasnt sure if they are as good as the barbell.
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/11 17:13:07 (permalink)
    Of the two I'd opt for d/bell afore cable if I'm honest...how long you been on with'em b/b rows that is what's your rep/set scheme.

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    milto
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/11 17:26:04 (permalink)
    I would be doing 3 x 8.
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/12 10:33:58 (permalink)
    I also struggle with this exercise. I don't know what it is, I've tried various weight ranges etc. and varied my degree of 'bend' but I still don't feel anything and it just feels wrong.

    I've given up on them and now use an upright seated machine type exercise.
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/12 12:58:08 (permalink)
    have you tried an under hand grip? Yates row? or I used to use an ez bar as it was easier on my wrists.
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/12 13:33:56 (permalink)
    Try pulling the bar to just below your nipples, get you back more paralell to the ground , squezze at the top , i find this helps
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    RE: Bent over Barbell rows query 2006/07/12 16:20:18 (permalink)
    I was having trouble "feeling" the bent over row so i made this thread.

    http://www.muscletalk.co.uk/Bent_over_row_just_can%27t_feel_it%25/m_1236836/tm.htm

    If that does'nt work i would do single arm rows with db.
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