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Old 07-05-2012, 01:09 PM   #1
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i would like to know if bb row can be used with a one overhand grip and the other in a underhand grip and still be as effective,this is what i have been doing as i fined it allows me to handle much heavier weight.Any advice from the experinced lifters of mab would good.
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I don't recommend that approach for a row. I would consider it slightly dangerous, potentially to one bicep or the other. Perhaps someone else can chime in here...

Use straps and a double overhand, or double underhand grip. A mixed grip should only be used for deadlifting training when 1RM strength is the end goal. (Meaning Bodybuilders could use straps and DOH)
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thanks btb i will go back to using a doh grip and straps.
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only pansies do a barbell row with underhand grips! haha
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At some stage in this article, Jim Cordova talks about grips in barbell rows -

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stop trying to re-invent the wheel. the underhand grip causes more bicep use. its a back exercise, use your back.
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