Back Exercise: T-bar Row

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Type Resistance Target (primary) Middle back Target (secondary) Latissimus DorsiBiceps
Equipment Barbell Mechanics Compound
Force Pull
Plane of motion Sagittal plane
Other Bilateral Unilateral

Main targeted muscle group: Middle back.

Secondary muscle group: Biceps and lats.

How is it performed?

  • Assume a wide stance, bend your knee slightly and bend over the bar with your back straight.
  • Pull the weight steadily towards your torso, then until your arms are straight and repeat.


One arm T-bar row

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How is it performed? Is there really any need for an explanation?

See the full back workout here.

[end]What’s your favorite back exercise? [/end]


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