|01-08-2008, 02:59 PM||#21|
| iron_worker |
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: 5-7 Years
So I guess rows really aren't that important then? Should I be prioritizing pull ups over rows? I just always assumed that since pull ups always seems to fall into accessory work that it was lower on the list then others. Someone should make a list somewhere of the priority of exercises for strength training.
|01-08-2008, 03:40 PM||#22|
| EricT |
Experience: 7-10 Years
Join Date: Jul 2005
No, I think they are very important. VERY. Just trying to put things into perspective. The question is what are they important for? Are they important so you can row a lot? Well, of course you want to progress and be as strong as possible on any exercise, but do you do rows just so you can be good at rowing? Or is rowing part of an overall balanced plan to be strong? And what is your way of showing that strength?
Anyway, all that aside I meant to respond to this:
Last edited by EricT; 09-04-2011 at 07:37 PM.. Reason: personal perogative
|01-09-2008, 05:57 AM||#24|
| Riddick2112 |
Experience: 10+ Years
Join Date: Dec 2006
i'm just the opposite Hops, i could never get the groove going with DB rows. i always felt it in my shoulder more than anything else.
once again i agree with Eric, pullups/chins should be part of the main group of exercises done to increase strength and size, not considered an accessory movement.
imo, if you want a bigger, stronger back (which will in turn help you get a bigger, stronger front!), pullups/chins and rows are essential.
and chins will build your bi's better than any curling movement.
just my $.02
|01-09-2008, 02:48 PM||#25|
| BeerMyster |
Rank: New Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
ok i have another question.
My fat ass cant do pull-ups, whats everyones opinion on an alternative.
should I just do wide bar lat pul-downs or should i use the pull-up machine thing that simulates a pull-up where you can offset your bodyweight making it possible to do them and work up from there till I can actually do them myself??