Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward? (Solved & Explained!)

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward?

I’m just going to come out and say it, I’ve always had a loathing for barbell rows, simply because they feel so damn awkward. Don’t get me wrong, I still regularly perform them, as I know they are one of the best upper back and lat-building exercises. However, I always have a sense of resignation … Read more

Why Do My Front Delts Take Over When I Train Chest? (Solved!)

Why Do My Front Delts Take Over When I Train Chest?

The frustration is real, I get it, you train your chest and yet all you ever feel is your front delts taking over. In fact, you probably don’t feel as though you’ve activated your chest at all. And yet, once more, your front delts have had an awesome workout. In this article I’ll explain why … Read more

Is There an Ideal Conventional to Sumo Deadlift Ratio? (Explained!)

Conventional to Sumo Deadlift Ratio

Who else wants to know the “ideal” conventional to sumo deadlift ratio. I’m sure you’ll agree that these are two fantastic deadlift variations. Then again, I know that not everyone feels that sumos are a “legitimate” lift, but trust me they are. Plus, these two deadlift variations will typically see most of us lifting more … Read more

Why Are My Biceps Bigger Than My Shoulders? (Revealed!)

Why Are My Biceps Bigger Than My Shoulders?

I would hazard a guess that some people would love their biceps to be bigger than their shoulders. I mean, who doesn’t want a huge set of bulging biceps? However, in terms of aesthetics, massive biceps and puny shoulders just won’t cut it. So, in this article I’ll explain the various reasons why your biceps … Read more

Why Can’t I Straighten My Arms After Bicep a Workout? (Solved!)

Why Can't I Straighten My Arms After a Bicep Workout?

You’ve hit a fantastic bicep workout, everything seems great, and then suddenly some time later you find that you can’t straighten your arms. Sound familiar? In fact, whenever you attempt to reach for something, or try to use your arms in any way, the soreness is excruciating. In this article I’ll reveal the main reasons … Read more

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps? (Explained!)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps

Are you feeling bent over rows in your triceps? It doesn’t quite sound right, does it? I mean, if you’re going to feel a pull-based exercise like rows anywhere in the arms you’d expect it to be the biceps. However, I know for a fact, that I personally, and I’m sure many of you, often … Read more

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows? (Explained!)

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows

I’m surely not the only person to have experienced wrist pain when performing barbell rows. In fact, I know this definitely isn’t the case, and many of you suffer with the same uncomfortable, and often painful, feeling. Your first thought is usually that you’re doing something wrong, and this is generally the case. Then again, … Read more

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Hamstrings? (Explained)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Hamstrings

As fantastic an exercise for your upper back as bent over rows are, there’s nothing worse than feeling the movement in your hamstrings. You’ll generally find that you’re much more focused on your hamstrings, as opposed to the working muscles. Furthermore, this can also cause you to rush through your set or to use poor … Read more