Upright Row – Barbell

  • HOW: Start by standing holding a barbell in front of you.  You should have a narrow grip on the bar with your palms facing you. Use your shoulder and trap muscles to pull the bar up keeping it as close to your body as you can.  Bring the bar to chin height. Think about drawing your elbows high and tight as you bring the bar up. 
  • FEEL: You should feel the muscles in your shoulder working. 
  • COMPENSATION: Don’t swing your body forwards or backwards, stay straight up.

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