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Back Workout (6) – Superman

January 18th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Many people doing weight training without taking good care of their back with bad forms or pose. Having a strong back, especially at the lower back, will help preventing injuries. I will share with you one of my favorite lower back workouts. It is easy. The best, it is a body weight workout, which means […]

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Back Workout (5) – Underhand Cable Pulldowns

October 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Underhand Cable Pulldowns is another workout you can try to train your back muscles.  Normally, I perform Underhand Cable Pulldowns only after I am exhausted with my other dumbbell and barbell exercise. In other words, nice to do, but never be the main workout for me. Underhand cable pulldown work out our lats (latissimus dorsi) […]

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Back Workout (4) – Reverse Grip Bent-Over Rows

May 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

When done with proper form, the Bent-Over Row is another effective back workout you can do. This back workout builds thickness in the upper back and uses the lower back and abs to stabilize the body during the movement. The biceps also contribute to the movement, however try to minimize biceps involvement as the biceps […]

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Back Workout (3) – Wide Grip Lat Pulldown

April 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Many variation of grip is possible with lat pulldown machine. Changing your hand position makes difference to muscle activation during the lat pulldown. Let’s focus on wide-grip lat pulldown this time. I normally do Wide Grip Lat Pulldown after pull ups and One Arm Dumbbell Row Loading. In Wide Grip Lat Pulldown exercise, main muscle […]

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Back Workout (2) – One Arm Dumbbell Row Loading

February 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One Arm Dumbbell Row is also known as Dumbbell Bent Over Row or One-Arm Dumbbell Row Loading. This weight training workout targets latissimus dorsi muscle. It works out our entire back, especially the upper back. Other muscles involved are biceps, traps as well as lats. It is a compound exercise. Steps: Begin with your right […]

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Back Workout (1) – Pull-Up

January 31st, 2008 · 11 Comments

If you want to have V-shape or X shape, you can’t run away from doing pull-ups. A pull-up is an upper body compound pulling exercise which targets mainly the Latissimus Dorsi muscle in the back along with many other assisting muscles. ‎ Pull-ups are similar to chin-ups but they are different with the grips and […]

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