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Hey guys, I was wondering when you do cable row, bent row, dumbbell row…etc… Are you suppose to pull your shoulder blade together at the top of the movement?

I only do it with seated cable row where I just pull my shoulder blade back and start the exercise. This way it only stresses out the back and not the shoulder. And I wanted if it’s correct way?

Thanks!
GB

[quote]getbig wrote:
Hey guys, I was wondering when you do cable row, bent row, dumbbell row…etc… Are you suppose to pull your shoulder blade together at the top of the movement?

I only do it with seated cable row where I just pull my shoulder blade back and start the exercise. This way it only stresses out the back and not the shoulder. And I wanted if it’s correct way?

Thanks!

GB[/quote]

Hi GB
Pulling the elbows and shoulders back is IMO the best way to row, they should both pull back together not seperately.

Hope this helps
Youch