Low Grip Bars Burlington VT
Low Grip Bars
Low Grip Bar
Ok, I'm banging my head against a wall (not literally) trying to come up with something, anything, to help you envision a low grip bar, and can you believe that all I've come up with is a mini thigh master?
Sure, laugh if you want to, but that's what these triangle-shaped cable attachments look like. Although, rather than placing them between your thighs, you attach them to a cable and grasp either side of the stiff triangle, pulling it towards you.
Now that I've embarrassed myself by doing something I swore I'd never do put the name "thigh master" on this site you can probably guess that low grip bars are actually used for performing rowing exercises.
For those of you who aren't sure what rows are, they are a great exercise for training your back. The triangle grip offered by the low grip bar isolates the rhomboids (middle back) and lats (or outer back) muscles. Just remember, to avoid back injury when performing this exercise, your back should remain motionless, upright and maintain a slight arch to lessen any stress on your lower back.
To perform seated rows you will require a flat bench and a low grip bar:
- Sit on a flat bench with your knees bent facing the cable stack.
- Grasp the low grip attachment.
- Keeping your back straight bend forward and the pull cable attachment downwards towards your waist.
- Your shoulders should pull back and your chest should puff forward during the contraction.
- Extend the arms and shoulders forwa...