Posts Tagged ‘lat exercises’


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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exercises for arms
arm exercises

Dumbbell Pullovers


Description The dumbbell pullover exercise is commonly used to develop the latissimus dorsi and achieve an expanded rib cage look. Although the prime movers are the lats, the motion also draws recruitment from the chest, which makes it a great transitional movement from chest to your back if your training opposing muscle groups. While performing […]

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exercises for arms
arm exercises

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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