Bent over barbell row is one of the best exercise for your back muscles. You must have intermediate to advance level fitness level before adding this exercise in your back workout. It is a great compound movement which incorporates the lats, rhomboids, rear delts, traps, and even the biceps.
How to do Bent Over Barbell Row Exercise Properly?
Step 1. Stand with feet slightly wider-shoulder width apart, Grasp the barbell with hands slightly wider than shoulder width palm facing down grip.
Step 2. Bend your knees, keep you’re back straight, abdominal tight and chest up.
Step 3. Breath out and lift the barbell against your lower abdominal, keep your elbows close to your body all time.
Step 4. Squeeze on top, Breath in and lower the barbell down to starting position.
Step 5. Repeat the same for complete the set.
1. Single Arm Dumbbell Row
2. Reverse Grip Bent over Barbell Row
3. Bent over Two-Dumbbell Row
4. Inverted Row
Important Key Points:
Healthy back and Right Technique Is most important for this exercise. If you are beginner you must learn right technique first and always start with very light weight.