Happy Monday to you all, hope everyone has shaken off the cobwebs from their late night watching of THAT series finale. I have returned from blog hibernation to bring you all a quick post to help everyone maybe feel a little less pain in their backside...or shoulder, same thing, right? Let's look at the inverted row and how to tweak it.
Inverted rows are an exercise I program for a wide variety of clients for a few reasons; they’re fairly simple, they’re a very effective upper body pulling exercise and there’s something about being able to control your body weight through movements like this that I find extremely valuable. There’s a few ways to do them, the most popular being a suspension trainer like the one I’m using here.
Here’s the thing, because they’re simple, doesn’t mean the technique is less important. Here’s a few things that can easily go awry that have quick fixes so your shoulder doesn’t grouchy 🤬 at you.
Have a look at the first video and then the second.
The first you’ll notice a few things;
Give these things a look and your inverted rows will be more effective and less painful. Hope you all have a great rest of the week, go out there and get after it.
Jarrod Dyke, CSCS