I have now completed my first week of this programme. I have been doing my own version of this on & off throughout 2016, always removing barbell row. I have always hated that exercise, I have before now being doing the following:
I couldn’t stand that variation, it felt funny and wrong. In fact it wasn’t wrong, it was still a bent over barbell row, but it was Yates Row. Now I have started using the correct form, a Pendlay Row:
I actually quiet like this exercise now. You start and end each rep on the floor like a deadlift. With the Yates Row you had the weight handing in the air between reps.
Weight as of 11/02/17
Bench press 30kg
Bent over row 20kg