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How to Do the Bent-Over Barbell Row for a Bigger, Stronger Back

They say, “you gotta row to grow.” And what they’re (almost always) referring to is the big, basic, bent-over barbell row. The barbell row is one of the most challenging…

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The 18 Best Back Exercises for Width, Thickness, and Strength

Back day can be one of the most enjoyable days you’ll have in the gym. Due to the sheer number of muscles in the back, it’s one of the strongest…

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The 8 Best Upper Body Pulling Exercises

When most people talk about building an impressive physique, they often envision capped delts the size of bowling balls, a massive chest, and chiseled abs. But what about the muscles…

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How to Do the Single-Arm Dumbbell Row for Bigger Lats

Back workouts will always require both vertical and horizontal pulling exercises for complete development. While pull-ups and pulldowns are common vertical pulls, one of the most fundamental horizontal pulling exercises…

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Build Explosive Pulling Power With the Pendlay Row

Glenn Pendlay was one of the leading coaches in American weightlifting — he held a Level 5 accreditation from USA Weightlifting (the highest available) and coached many high-level athletes to…

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Everything You Need to Know to Master the Pull-Up

The pull-up is the meat and potatoes of any back workout. It’s one of the few exercises that nearly every experienced lifter agrees is essential for building a foundation of…

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The Best Back Workouts for More Muscle, for Strength, for Beginners, and More

Although it isn’t one of the “mirror muscles” — body parts looking back in your reflection like the chest, shoulders, and arms — a well-developed back will balance your physique.…

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