The single-arm row is often thought of as the poor cousin of bilateral rows. Then the Meadows row came along. This row variation allows you to go hard and heavy without being inhibited by big and bulky dumbbells., a former IFBB bodybuilder and head coach of , came up with this great variation, hence the name. The Meadows row uses a landmine set up that hammers the upper back, your grip, and the .
MEADOWS ROW EXPLAINED
The Meadows row is a unilateral row performed with a, overhand grip, and staggered stance. The angle of the landmine and gripping the fat end of the barbell reduces shoulder joint stress while maximizing shoulder, upper back, and lat tension. Staggering your stance with a slight incline (because your back hip is up) trains the upper back hard and heavy as well as the lower lats.
This type of landmine row, along with other variations, makes you work harder by forcing you to grip the fat end of the barbell. This
MEADOWS ROW VARIATIONS AND ALTERNATIVES
The major advantage of the landmine is the ability to work around mobility restrictions and to set up in a variety of positions to train the upper back and lats from various angles for better muscle development. Here are a few single-arm rows and landmine variations if the Meadows row is not right for you.