You often pay attention to those glamour muscles such as your abs or biceps during workouts. You may not see it as much as the others but your back requires the same love and attention that you give to other muscle groups. This is because a healthy and defined back creates muscular balance, supports your spine and pelvis, thereby making you more stable, and minimizes neck and shoulder pain. Not to mention, a shredded back just looks amazing. Let’s review four exercises you need to do to get that wide and jacked back.
This is the an amazing and often neglected back exercise because it’s a shoulder exercise. Here’s the thing: Focusing on the rear deltoids helps you in the development and stability of your shoulders. As a result, you will be able to do exercises with more stability and strength. At the same time, it will give your back a larger appearance.
Check out this video demonstration to better illustrate how to do this exercise.
This exercise strengthens your upper back and greatly complements your bench press gains. It also helps maintain good posture and activates your lower body and core. Here’s how to do it:
Check out this video for reference.
This exercise is ideal for beginners who are looking for exercises that strengthen the back. It targets the inner middle back; muscles that often go neglected. Since it is also a compound exercise, it works out your shoulders and biceps.
If you need a demonstration, this video can help you out.
The pull-up is a great exercise that works out your back, shoulders, core, and arms all at the same time. It improves your relative strength or your ability to move your body-weight through a plane of motion. Here’s the proper way to do this:
This video will guide you on how to do a proper pull-up.
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