Tag Archives: back workout
Why do barbell rows tire my lower back? The lower back is heavily involved in the barbell row.
The barbell row has produced many strong backs. And yet it’s an exercise that’s very rarely done correctly in the gym, mostly due to ego. One of the most frequent problems that people experience with barbell rows is that the lower back gives up quickly. During barbell rows, your spine must be in a perfect […]
Use a Thumbless Grip To Avoid Wrist Pain During Pull-ups
One of the main reasons why bodybuilders experience persistent and often chronic wrist and elbow pain during pull-ups is an improper alignment of the joints. When your elbow, wrist, and shoulders are not in an optimal position to take the load during the exercise, the connective tissues are irritated. One of the ways to fix that would […]
Deadlift Myths Revealed
The deadlift has a legendary status due to its effect on the body and central nervous system (CNS). However, there are many misconceptions surrounding the exercise that cause more harm than good. It’s time to bust the myths. Myth 1: The deadlift makes your waist thicker and spoils your physique The idea that deadlifts and squats […]