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Upright rows using barbell

Upright row wih barbell - This exercise is a great shoulder and back strengthener.

Using dumbbells may target the shoulders slightly more than the back
What you need for Upright row :
  • A barbell
  • A weight-lifting belt

how to do it
  • Grasp a moderately weighted barbell slightly less than shoulder width
  • Tighten your shoulders but relax your arms. Begin to pull the weight up until it rests just below your chin
  • Pause briefly (aim to really contract the shoulders at this point). Slowly lower the bar back to the start position
  • Without pausing, attempt the next repetition and repeat for the desire number of repetitions
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