Posted by Another Jeff on March 25, 1997 at 17:17:37:
In Reply to: Re: Back growth - need longer lats. Any advice? posted by Mitch on March 25, 1997 at 11:14:33:
: : Hey Mitch-
: : What grips do you use on rows and chins- underhand,
: : overhand, wide, narrow etc and where do you pull the
: : bar to on rows high (chest) or low (waist)? Do you
: : vary the grips or keep pretty much the same?
: : AJ
: I only use overhand grips on everything. Medium
: width grip (about two inches wider than shoulder width)
: I tried using underhand grip for rows, but I
: can't handle as much weight then... And I consider
: rows a power/strength exercise so I try to
: max it out on weight.
: Thanks, dude!
I hate to use the "G" word but genetics play a role
here. I gotta believe that if Paul Dillet could, he
would improve his back- specifically his high lats.
It's a common thing but you can still improve it
within your genetics. Use back exercises that
develope thickness more (deads) and emphasize more
rows that are narrow and low in (below naval).
You might want to try narrow grip chins if you're
not doin them already.