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    HardcoreGymWARRIOR04 is offline Junior Member
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    B.B vs D.B. rows

    I was wondering whether B.B. vs D.B. rows, if any one was better. I was thinking maybe do 2 sets of each but dont know which one to do first . What has worked better for you, does either one target somthing different than the other

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    I will usually incorporate one or the other into my workout. This is just me, but I get a better contraction using DBs. Either one is fine.

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    id 1st hit the barbell rows heavy then finish them off with dumbell rows..

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    I have two different back workouts, one day ill do BB rows and the next day Ill do Db rows, that way I get the best of both worlds.

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    I usually switch them up every other workout.

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    aight thanks for the advice

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    do it all.. back has a huge muscularture... so you can get away with doing both..

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    what do you think of seated cable rows?

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    I think that a back program is nearly ideal so long as it includes a form of deadlift, an overhead movement(pullover, chins, pullups), and a arms perpindicular movement(db row, bb row, tbar row).

    I also believe that any movement done behind the neck is inapropriate for all but a very few lifters. Most strength coaches tend to agree. Look at the programs of some proffesional and collegiate sports teams. No behind the neck presses or pulldowns. It seems there is too much potential for injury, and these movements are inferior to their infront-of-the-head counterparts.

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    Behind the neck anything is a no no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisAdams
    Behind the neck anything is a no no.
    Some people can get away with it. I cannot. When taken into account the fact that the forward variety involves more muscle in the first place, why even take the risk?

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    Thanks for all the replies

    my back work out now looks somthing like this

    2 sets db rows
    2 sets b.b rows
    2sets lat pull downs
    2 sets wide as possible lat pull downs
    1-2 sets b.b. shrugg
    1-2 sets upright row
    1-2 sets behind back shruggs
    1-2 sets d.b. shrugg

    do you guys think i should go with 4 or 8 sets of trapz?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HardcoreGymWARRIOR04
    Thanks for all the replies

    my back work out now looks somthing like this

    2 sets db rows
    2 sets b.b rows
    2sets lat pull downs
    2 sets wide as possible lat pull downs
    1-2 sets b.b. shrugg
    1-2 sets upright row
    1-2 sets behind back shruggs
    1-2 sets d.b. shrugg

    do you guys think i should go with 4 or 8 sets of trapz?
    Change all your 2 sets to 4 sets... 16 sets on back is perfect.. imo

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