Reverse-Grip-Bent-Over Barbell Row

Standard

This awesome move will tone up your back quick and help with that posture- you’ll be standing strong and tall in no time!

target muscles: lower lats

Set Up: Grasp a bar with a reverse grip (palms up), hands spaced slightly narrower than shoulder width. Bend at your waist until your torso and lower body form a 45-degree angle. Keep a natural arch in your lower back. The bar should hang down naturally.

Action: Retract your shoulder blades and pull the bar toward your waist stopping just short of your navel. Squeeze your upper back briefly, then control the bar back to the arms-extended position. Repeat.

Tips: As you begin to fatigue do not use upper-body momentum to lift the bar toward your navel. To engage the greatest number of muscle fibers possible, make sure that your elbows track rearward as you pull the bar up. Don’t flare them out to the sides.

3 sets 15 reps

Take it for a ride and let me know how it feels!

Happy fitness!

Train hard. Eat clean. Live happy.

Lauren

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