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 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

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

Bent Over Rows – 12 Lat-Expanding Questions (Answered)

Bent Over Rows

Bent over rows belong to the major, intense, barbell, compound exercises. However, for some reason exercises like squats, deadlifts, and bench press get all the glory. With that being said, if you really want to fill out your t-shirt or look impressive on the beach then you need to be training your back. And of … Read more

Feel Barbell Rows in Your Traps? Fix Your Form For a Strong Back!

A Muscular Man Performing Barbell Rows

You should feel rows in the middle and lower traps. The middle traps work when you retract the shoulder blades, whereas the lower traps are used when you depress the shoulder blades. That being said, you are more likely to feel rows in the upper traps (which you don’t want) if your stance is too … Read more