The back is made up of several muscles groups all working together to help pull your arms back, whether vertically or horizontally. It’s not possible to target individual muscles such as the latissimus dorsi or the trapezius but some exercises place more emphasis on one muscle than others. You’ll find different types of back exercises below as well as training tips for the largest muscle group in the human body.
By ironsimba on August 14, 2013
Top tips if the conventional barbell row doesn’t work for you. Make it work!
By ironsimba on July 18, 2013
Too many people complain of lower back pain. Prevention is the first step and that starts with paying attention to some exercises that can damage your back if done incorrectly. Here are some exercises to look out for.
By ironsimba on July 9, 2010
For success in your training, you need to target the big muscles of the body. They are the foundation of a good body structure and extra muscles that will be added on later. You cannot be in great shape if you target just your abs and biceps. The big muscles of the body are the […]
By ironsimba on July 2, 2010
The pullover is an excellent exercise to make your wings pop out. In other words, it places a lot of emphasis on the external parts of the latissimus dorsi, the biggest muscle of the back. When this muscle is over developed, it hangs out under either side of the arms and gives the impression of […]