back muscles

Getting “back” to the Basics, Part 4

Getting “back” to the Basics, Part 4

T-bar rows; thicken the outer back. One arm dumbbell rows; isolate each part of the back. Rowing one side at a time with a dumbbell has two unique advantages over machine or barbell rows. It isolates the latissimus muscles on each side and allows you to lift the weight higher, thus allowing you to lift […]

Getting “Back” to the Basics

The Back. Part 1 of 4 The Trapezius is the flat, triangular muscle that extends out and down from the neck and then between the shoulder blades. The basic function of the Trapezius is the raising of the whole shoulder girdle. The Latissimus Dorsi are the large triangular muscles that extend from beneath the shoulders […]