Upright Rows

Ensure the barbell is grasped with the hands at a width just narrower than shoulder width, with thumbs facing inwards. Breathe in as you lift the bar to assume an upright standing position Concentric contraction: Breathe out lifting the bar in a controlled manner. Eccentric contraction: Breathe in. Lower the bar slowly in a controlled manner (2-4 seconds). Repeat until the desired number of repetitions are completed Keep the back straight and bend the knees when placing the barbell on the floo


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