Today’s clip is from our Monthly Video Series, PT to the Gym, with this physical therapist Pat Suarez from Suarez Sport and Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Today Mike Sirani and Pat go over how to Improve your chest supported row and make modifications if you’re experiencing pain.
The Chest Supported Row is a great exercise to train your upper back and gain size and strength. It’s a great beginner exercise because it’s relatively simple to perform and can still be be useful for more advanced lifters and athletes because you can continue adding load with either dumbbells or a machine.
To make sure you’re performing the Chest Supported Row correctly and that you’re keeping your shoulders in good positions be sure: –
✅Set your chest tall and tuck your chin
✅Switch to a neutral grip (palms facing each other) if having shoulder pain
✅Row with elbows at 45 degrees
✅Hold at the top and feel the back of your shoulders working
👊 Give these adjustments a try and let us know how they go!