Barbell Row

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It is a workout of various names depending on the angle, width, and range of movements you perform. It's the best workout for perfect back muscles!

How to Barbell Row

Starting Position

1. Stand in front of a barbell with your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Bend your knees slightly and hinge your torso forward at the hip, keeping a flat back.

3. Grasp the barbell with a shoulder-width grip, keeping your elbows close to your body.

Proper Form

1. Initiate the movement by driving your elbows up and back, squeezing your shoulder blades together.

2. Keep your torso stable and maintain a flat back throughout the exercise.

3. Pull the barbell up to just below your chest, keeping your elbows close to your body.

4. Lower the barbell back to the starting position under control.

Breathing Technique

1. Take a deep breath in before initiating the movement.

2. Exhale as you pull the barbell up.


1. Make sure to keep your core engaged throughout the movement to avoid any lower back pain.

2. Avoid swinging the barbell or using momentum to lift the weight.

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