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Barbell Upright Row

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Upright Row Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Upright Row Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Upright Row Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Upright Row Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Upright Row Video
Barbell Upright Row: Step 1
Step 1 Grab a loaded barbell with an overhand grip, and hold the weight in front of your thighs with your palms facing your body. Keeping the weights as close to your body as possible, pull the barbell up towards your chest.
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Barbell Upright Row: Step 2
Step 2 Your elbows should remain flared out during the movement. When the barbell is at your chest level (and not your chin), pause for one to two seconds, and then lower the bar back to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not let your elbows go over shoulder level. Stop the motion once your elbows are in line with your shoulders.

Avoid letting the bar drift away from your body. Keep the bar close.

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