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    T-bar Rows!!

    So I started my new lifting routine on Monday and I would like to say I LOVE T-bar rows. It is the first time I have ever done them and I just love it. Im a little sad I will only be doing them once a week now haha!

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    Also, I was wondering if everyone has a favorite lift in the gym? What do you look forward to the most?

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    my favorite lifts are the squat and deadlift, hangcleans are awesome too.

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    T-bars are great until they get heavy. I can do over 4 plates, but setting up is a bit scary for me.
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    Yeah T-Bar rows are great. I can bent-over row more than my lower back can handle, so T-bar rows are great for adding some heavy weight. At my strongest I could also do about 4 plates.

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    Rows. Always with the rows. And Pullups. And deads.

    Always with those too.

    Im very much a "Pull Day" kinda guy.





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    I like the T-bar rows as well but sometimes I wonder if my height prevents me from getting in the right position. I keep a slight knee bend and about a 45 degree bend at the hips. Anymore and I'd fall forward on my face. Of course this is with the fixed T-bar row. Does this position sound about right to you guys?

    It ends up being a fairly low pull row for me.

    Also, deads and rows are my favorite.

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    Indeed T-Bar rows are fun, at the moment I can do 3 plates but improving slowly.

    My favorite exercises are deadlifts, bent rows. I loved Squats for 2 years, I dont know why all of a sudden I dislike it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazhole View Post
    Rows. Always with the rows. And Pullups. And deads.

    Always with those too.

    Im very much a "Pull Day" kinda guy.
    +1

    I am one of only a few people I know that go to the same gym that I go to that love pull-days. everyone always groans "uhh...another pull-day." I'm always pumped for them.

    as for the T-bar rows, I love 'em too. try supine rows, they're also great.

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    personally i love pull days, esp. T-bars. used to like bent over rows, but not so much anymore. i dont really enjoy push day that much, not exactly sure why, i just get more pleasure from pulling exercises <<just realised what i wrote...think ill leave it that way

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    Asked for one of these for Christmas. I could probably make it myself but what the heck. I'll let someone buy it for me.
    Body Solid T-Bar Row Platform

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    my gym doesnt have a t-bar row machine, so i do longbar rows, and use a 2 handed cable attachment to lift the bar (like this but with the attachment) :




    i like shoulder pressing, seated db, or standing bb is my fav lift
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublebase View Post
    Asked for one of these for Christmas. I could probably make it myself but what the heck. I'll let someone buy it for me.
    Body Solid T-Bar Row Platform
    thats bad ass! i usually use a heavy dumbell over the end, and that works fine for me. but i make sure the bar is against a wall so the db doesnt roll off
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublebase View Post
    Asked for one of these for Christmas. I could probably make it myself but what the heck. I'll let someone buy it for me.
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    yea that is pretty cool!

    Pull days are definite favs. Might be that if the weight is too much it falls away from you instead of at you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PreMier View Post
    my gym doesnt have a t-bar row machine, so i do longbar rows, and use a 2 handed cable attachment to lift the bar (like this but with the attachment) :




    i like shoulder pressing, seated db, or standing bb is my fav lift
    i think were about to have a disagreement in a different thread, but ive been looking for something like this for a while as my new gym doesnt have a t-bar. cheers for the idea.

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    just make sure that if you use an attachment you rest it on the 'grippy' part, otherwise it will slide up/down the bar when you go to pick it up
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