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Reverse-Grip Bent-Over Barbell Rows

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Back

Calories Burned:  442 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Latissimus Dorsi
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Trapezius, Rear Deltoids, Biceps
With a good arch in your back and your legs bent, bend over and take a shoulder-width underhand grip on the barbell, making sure to space your hands evenly using the markings on the bar.
Straighten your legs enough to lift the barbell off the ground; your arms should be extended with approximately a 10-20 degree bend at the elbow.
Pull the barbell up to your waistline, with your upper arms close to your torso and maintaining a fixed position with your torso throughout the movement.
Return the barbell to the starting position.
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds, with the downward movement no faster than the upward.

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