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i row 165 for 5x5
i would say a great row is 225
only seen 2 guys do that and they had 405 squats as natty and had been lifting for 5+ years
 
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6ft4 said:
In my gym theres a raised bench that you lie on (flat on stomach) and row the bar upwards
Much better than regular rows imo, fucked up my back too many times trying to row bent over
do you ever deadlift?
never had problems rowing at all, i think its probably one of the safest exercise
 

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ThePolygamist said:
i row 165 for 5x5
i would say a great row is 225
only seen 2 guys do that and they had 405 squats as natty and had been lifting for 5+ years
How would height factor in?
 

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6ft4 said:
In my gym theres a raised bench that you lie on (flat on stomach) and row the bar upwards
Much better than regular rows imo, fucked up my back too many times trying to row bent over
How? I keep my back steady - do you use momentum or something?
 
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Aparat said:
ThePolygamist said:
i row 165 for 5x5
i would say a great row is 225
only seen 2 guys do that and they had 405 squats as natty and had been lifting for 5+ years
How would height factor in?
doesnt factor much really
its arm length that matters, the shorter the better
i have fairly long arms and it hasnt made rowing hard for me
 

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Dan said:
265 for reps with strict form. Anything above 225 for reps is good.
How likely is 300lb, no momentum pause on top for reps? Can it be achieved naturally?
 
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Dan said:
265 for reps with strict form. Anything above 225 for reps is good.
How likely is 300lb, no momentum pause on top for reps? Can it be achieved naturally?
lol no
unless you deadlift something like 300KG which is near impossible for most nattys
 

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I never do them and just use a machine...but it would probably be my best exercise.
 

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Dan said:
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How likely is 300lb, no momentum pause on top for reps? Can it be achieved naturally?
Dunno, maybe it's possible by somebody who is naturally really strong but I don't know about clean reps with a pause, there would probably be some momentum and straps involved at least.
I know it's mostly a back exercise, but from your experience, how much would an inch in arms up your rows?
 
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