Posts Tagged ‘lat exercise’


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
arm exercises

Standing Dumbbell Row


Description While the main focus is on the upper back, muscle recruitment is drawn from the entire body to stabilize and maintain an upright position. Since the standing dumbbell row requires only a set of dumbbells, it’s one of the better home back exercises. It should be noted that lighter dumbbells should be used for […]

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exercises for arms
arm exercises

V Handle Rows

Exercise Description All you need to perform this exercise is a barbell and a V-handle attachment.. Oh, and weights of course. The minimal equipment requirement makes T-bar rows great for home-based programs. It’s a compound movement so it’s great for both fat burning and adding lean muscle. The only downside to the exercise is that […]

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Straight Arm Pull Down

Description Straight arm pulldowns are a great way to strengthen and develop the sides of the upper back -otherwise known as the latissimus dorsi. In comparison to performing lat pulldowns or pull ups, straight arm pulldowns isolate the lats while minimizing assistance from the biceps. The reduction in bicep recruitment allows a pre-exhaustion superset to […]

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