Beachbody's Body Beast Bulk Back Modifications
Body Beast's "Build Phase" routines are quite well-rounded routines in my opinion, that is why I did not make too many changes to them. The "Bulk Phase" routines, on the other hand need a few more modifications to them. After each blog, I will explain why I made the changes that I did.
Reverse Grip Row (Bar)
I am not a fan of having the Deadlift towards the end of this workout. The deadlift is a full-body, compound movement that requires a great deal of strength, especially when done with a barbell. I am also a firm believer that all strength or heavy resistance-based workouts should start with one of your primary lifts - bench press, squat, deadlift, shoulder press.
Pull-ups in Beast are always done with some sort of weighted vest or weight in a backpack to increase intensity and keep volume down (# of reps).
Since I have moved deadlifts to the start of the workout, I then replaced them with back rows during the routine. These will be done, laying face-down on an inclined bench.
Any questions? Let me know!