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    Upright Rows, When?

    I've always done upright rows as a delt exercise. Is this correct? I was sick for a few days and couldn't lift. So now that I'm back my muscles have all gotten over a weeks rest and the DOMS have set in pretty good. I feel a lot of it over my shoulder blades which I know is from doing the rows. So I'm wondering if these are a better back exercise over a delt exercise. Thanks.
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    I do upright as a delt exercise on bi/tri/shoulders day and bent over on back day.

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    Upright rows are for the delts

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    I'd do upright rows on shoulder day, bent over rows on back day.

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    I do them on shoulders/traps day.
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    Re: Upright Rows, When?

    Originally posted by Tim Nissen
    I've always done upright rows as a delt exercise. Is this correct?
    Yes, and traps. I've done them from the start and they've always worked well for me.
    I'm not moaning, i'm having an opinion.

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    To hit the delts more, do UR rows with a wider grip. A narrower grip hits the traps more.
    Just one guy's opinion.

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    Thanks for the input guys. I'll keep them where they're at, as a delt exercise.
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    Yeah they're good for delts, but I also feel them somewhat in the traps & upper back. I'm currently doing back and shoulders on the same day so it's all good.
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