An awesome exercise: The T-Bar Row


The old style T – Bar was and still is one of the best exercises one can do to develop overall body strength.  It should be  given the same credit as the squat and deadlift as it definitely uses much of the body’s musculature when doing the lift.   Upper back, traps, spinal erectors,  abs, hamstings, glutes are the main muscles used…   Biceps, forearms, grip, quads and even calves are used.

When doing this lift you should not be bent at 90 degrees as is generally suggested for rowing moves.  You should be more upright almost inline with the bar as it moves upward as the resistance  is changed due to the set up as compared to a regular bar bell row exercise.





About Rick Lange

My goal is to give out training advice that has helped me tremendously. I am 54 yrs old and have been training almost all my life. Weight training...bodybuilding, and powerlifting have been my focus. I ventured into cycling, road and mountain biking and triathlon for a while. Lost lots of weight in order to make myself competitive. Then decided to come back to my roots....weight training. I have a very athletic background, having participated in football, baseball and track in my school days. I am very proud of my accomplishments racing motocross and jet skiis. Also ejoyed windsurfing , kayaying, water skiing and snow boarding/skiing as well. Rick Lange
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