Barbell Bent Over Row - Form Guide
Check out this video to learn proper form for the barbell bent over row. This exercise strengthens the lats, upper back and biceps.
Summary of Form Cues:
Holding the barbell with your hands shoulder to hip width distance apart, slightly bend your knees and hinge your hips back.
Hinge until your chest is just about parallel to the floor.
Pull your shoulders down and back, and pull your belly button towards your spine to brace your core and protect your lower back.
Keeping the space between your shoulder blades engages, drive the barbell towards your belly button, driving your elbows straight back.
As you lower the barbell back down, be sure not to round your shoulders your back by keeping your shoulders pulled down away from your ears.