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I'd recommend doing Yates rows if you can feel it in your back. Right now it sounds like your method of doing Pendlay rows is not working for you. Doing Yates rows will not affect StrongLifts negatively. People are being helpful suggesting how to fix your form to make Pendlays work for you, but frankly you need to weigh up the pros and cons of even going ...


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The barbell row is a beast. It depends how you are executing them. Are you stretching the back when you let the barbell down? By that I mean you should use the full range of motion. I would recommend the following: try to maintain a near 90° angle with your torso let the arms fully extend and your shoulder blades too... use a grip-width as you would do a ...


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"Glenn Pendlay said, all Barbell Rows should be Pendlay Rows because it’s more effective." Upper-back: You must pull your shoulder-blades back at the top to get the bar to your chest. This works your broadest back muscle that give you a v-shape: your lats ((latisimus dorsi). It also works your traps, rear shoulders and all the small muscles of your ...



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