Tip: Resurrecting the Reeves Row

This very old-school exercise will hit your mid-back hard, but it also trains just about every upper body muscle group.

  1. Load up an EZ-curl bar and grab the plates to begin this classic row variation.
  2. You're going to perform a row, but what makes this exercise unique and effective is that you're going to squeeze the plates inward throughout the range of motion.
  3. Squeeze the back and pause at the top of each rep.
  4. Remember, never release the tension at any point during the lift. Try to squeeze the plates together hard the whole time.
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