Is bent over row that much better than doing seated rows on a cable machine

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  1. Dobis P.R.

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    Pretty straightforward question. Is it worth my time to get out a barbell and load it up with weights to do bent over rows when moving a pin around a cable machine is so much easier?
     
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    bent over row is more lats


    seated cable si more lower back.
     
  3. Dobis P.R.

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    I'm doing pullups for lats. I think I'll stay with the seated rows.
     
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    nothing replaces a good barbell or dumbell row for overall mass, but cable rows are excellent for adding detail an thickness to the rhomboids and erectors. There are many machines that do a great job but i dont think you should always use machines. Mix it up. Shit do both.
     
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    i do both usually
     
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    dawt

    pullups
    bent over
    cable seated
     
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    i cant teach my friends how to do the bent over row, its funny as fuck watching them try it too, they just dont get the concept
     
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    Are you using the rpac as a gym?

    bent over rows + the row machine by the lat pull down machine
     
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    i love seated cable row. really arch your back at the end of the concentric and pull your elbows together "behind" your back (if that made any sense) but in terms of best lat recruitment for me, i'd still have to say single arm lat pulldown.
     
  10. Dobis P.R.

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    I go to JO north because it's closer to my apartment
     
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    :bowdown: 10x better than the bar pulldowns
     
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