The 1-arm DB row is one of the greatest bang for your buck exercises you can be doing. For me it falls right up there with other big bang exercises like the squat, deadlift and press. Unfortunately, the 1-arm dumbbell row often gets overlooked because it’s deemed too “simple” and maybe even boring. It’s just human nature to favor the new over the old, and to always be looking for new and shiny ways to improve x, y or z, but I’m here to tell you to keep it simple.
If you want to get strong, if you want to get jacked, if you want to increase your performance in other lifts, then you need to be implementing the 1-arm dumbbell row.
That’s a quick snippet from an article I just wrote for Muscle and Strength on mastering the 1-arm DB row.
And when I say master, I mean master. When you’re done reading the article you should be a rowing expert. Well maybe not an expert because you’ll need some practice, but you’ll definitely be in the top 1% of people when it comes to knowing what the lift is and how to perform it correctly.
Seeing as the 1-arm DB row is one of the greatest bang for your buck exercises you can (and should) be doing, I highly recommend you head over and check it out: