Back

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.

My approach to doing the bent-over barbell row

My approach to doing the bent-over barbell row

Top tips if the conventional barbell row doesn’t work for you. Make it work!

Mind your lower back

Mind your lower back

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.