The bent over row (or any row for that matter) is a great tool to help strengthen the upper back and keep the shoulders healthy. But if you aren’t in the correct position – could you be doing your shoulders even more harm? Although we create the illusion that our backs are straight and shoulders are pulled back (which they are) most of the time we see people activating their traps too much and pulling their shoulders up when in fact, they should be down. Here’s an easy fix to keep those back gains coming your way without having your traps scream at you all day long the next day, and to keep those shoulders healthy so you can continue to lift all those weights. Make sure to LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE for more Form Check videos and tips on everything strength and conditioning.