knees hurt sometimes when doing one arm rows

  1. knees hurt sometimes when doing one arm rows


    When I do one arm rows, sometimes I'll feel pressure on my standing leg. Any tips?


  2. Do you do yours on a bench or on the DB rack?
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Do you do yours on a bench or on the DB rack?
    I'm on a bench. I do mine like this
    http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/...ntOverRow.html
    But I'll get pressure on my standing leg. I alternate between these and barbell rows each week.
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  4. Support it on the rack. The angle is better for lat contractions and keeps your body more linear.
    M.Ed. Ex Phys


  5. Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Support it on the rack. The angle is better for lat contractions and keeps your body more linear.
    Well I don't have a db rack. I have a bench with a built in squat rack. I keep all my weights under my bed. I don't know if I'll be able to join a gym anytime soon. Do you think it's alright if I just do the barbell row every week instead, since I'm having this problem? I'm trying to gain mass anyway and I know the barbell row is better for that.

  6. Actually, most people can do slightly more weight with a DB Row than they can with a BB Row (after you add the DB together) for a myriad of reasons I'll skip and more overload=more mass. However, doing BB Rows is fine for mass.
    M.Ed. Ex Phys


  7. Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Actually, most people can do slightly more weight with a DB Row than they can with a BB Row (after you add the DB together) for a myriad of reasons I'll skip and more overload=more mass. However, doing BB Rows is fine for mass.
    Well as long as I get a strong well developed back, I'll be fine with the barbell rows. I most be careful also, because I'm still recovering from knee tendinitis, it still flares up every now and then.
  

  
 

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