How To Do Bent Over Barbell Row ?


Want to know how to do Bent Over Barbell Row ? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for Bent Over Barbell Row.

 

WHAT IS BENT OVER BARBELL ROW ?

Bent over barbell row is an exercise which is a weight training exercise and basically deals with a variety of back muscles.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES BENT OVER BARBELL ROW WORK ?

Primary muscle: Primary muscles that are worked upon by Bent over barbell row exercise are Middle & Lower Back / Lats, Shoulders.
Secondary: Biceps, Upper Back / Traps form the secondary muscles that are worked upon by Bent over barbell row exercise

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES A BENT OVER BARBELL ROW EXERCISE REQUIRE ?

The bent over barbell  row exercise require Barbell / EZ-Bar to be performed.

 

HOW TO DO BENT OVER BARBELL ROW ?

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8 steps and you shall be knowing how to perform Bent over barbell row exercise.

  1. With slightly bent knees and feet shoulder’s width apart, stand in front of the barbell.
  2. Make an over hand grip on the barbell to hold it and bend towards your waist to hold it.
  3. Even though your are to bend down to hold the barbell, make sure your back is straight and parallel to the floor.
  4. Starting position: Keep your neck and head straight.
  5. While exhaling your breathe, and not moving your torso, pull the barbell towards your waist.
  6. Use your forearms to support the weight of the barbell.
  7. Final position: While you p are performing bent over barbell row exercise, try to squeeze your back muscles.
  8. Inhale and return to the initial/starting position.

 

ARE THERE ANY TIPS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF WHILE PERFORMING BENT OVER BARBELL ROW ?

Yes!Always make sure that your back is absolutely straight while you are performing Bent over barbell row exercise.NOTE: If you have lower back pains on and often, then this is not the exercise for you to perform.

 

IS THERE ANY ALTERNATIVE TO PERFORM BENT OVER BARBELL ROW EXERCISE ?

Yes!In order to engage and therefore benefit your triceps as well, you can also perform bent over barbell row exercise by an underhand grip of the hands on the barbell.

 

WHAT IS THE WORKOUT DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF BENT OVER BARBELL ROW EXERCISE ?

The difficulty level for performing Bent over barbell row exercise is rated between being moderate to being easy.

 

CAN BENT OVER BARBELL ROW BE PERFORMED ONLY BY MALES, ONLY FEMALES OR BOTH ?

Anyone can perform bent over barbell row exercise.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER RELATED EXERCISES WHICH EFFECT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLE GROUP AS BENT OVER BARBELL ROW DOES ?

5 other exercises can work over the same primary muscles:

    1. Two-Arm Kettlebell Swing
    2. Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown
    3. Back Extensions / Hyperextensions
    4. Incline Dumbbell Press
    5. Close Grip Pullup / Chinup

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