Seated Rows Will Never Improve Your Posture

Learn to speak spine language.

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This is one of those back pain recommendations that come relentlessly from doctors, trainers, and physical therapists. They have a patient with classically “bad” posture — hunched shoulders, rounded upper back, forward head drop, and usually pain — and recommend that they do tons of seated rows to correct it.



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