Lever Close Grip T-bar Row (plate loaded)


Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



Bend knees slightly and bend over lever handles with back straight. Grasp parallel lever handles.


Pull handles up to waist. Return until arms are extended and shoulders are stretched downward. Repeat.


Closer grip increases lat involvement by emphasizing shoulder extension over transverse extension. Position torso as low as possible allowing for full arm extension. Keep low back straight. Lighten load if torso raises beyond 45 degrees in order to complete repetition. See Gravity Vectors to understand how load would be decreased by positioning torso too high. Also see Lever T-Bar Row.

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