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Best Bent over row?

Discussion in 'Weight Training/Bulking' started by Justitia, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Justitia

    Justitia Elite Member
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    Aug 3, 2004
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    SO reading up on Bent-over rows -- as with everything else there are different points of views.

    Here are two descriptions:


    and linked from exrx's discussion boards:


    The latter is also known as the Pendlay Row:
    This video is of Pendlay talking about it himself.

    (I find it a little odd that both he and the person demonstrating seem to be quite chunky -- though they are wearing clothes.)
  2. JoeSchmo

    JoeSchmo Well-Known Member

    Nov 7, 2004
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    Well -- they are strength athletes (not bodybuilders), so they will generally eat/train in a way that will help them maximize their strength (rather than maintain a particular physique).

    I think both of the perspectives on rows that you list above are good.

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