Posts Tagged ‘exercises for latissimus dorsi’


Chin Ups / Pull Ups


About Chin Ups and Pull Ups From a neurological standpoint, the chin-up/pull-up exercises are far more effective than the lat pulldown exercise for the development of the latissimus dorsi. In terms of functionality, the movement of pulling the body upwards is more practical in everyday life then pulling a bar down towards your chest. Also, […]

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Lat Pulldowns


About Lat Pulldowns The lat pulldown exercise is frequently performed incorrectly. From my own personal observations, I would say at least 40% of the gym patrons perform the movement by drawing the bar behind the head. Performing the lat pulldown exercise in this fashion has been shown to increase the risk of cervical disk (neck) […]

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exercises for arms
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