Looking for the best back exercises you could possibly do? You came to the right place.
If you’re working out for the sake of looking good (and what guy isn’t?), then you’re probably aiming to build that signature “V-taper”—a big, broad back that makes you look powerful and even more dominant. To build that deep V, you’ll need a back workout focused on building the key muscles:
But those back muscles aren’t just for making you look more masculine. Here are some more benefits of adding the best upper-body moves of all time to your routine:
- They strengthen your spine and neck for improved posture.
- They reinforce your body against getting hurt.
- They improve your core strength for everyday functional fitness.
Broaden your frame with these 30 back exercises to build strength and size, and help prevent injury.
Not sure how many reps to go with? Use our rep range guide. We highlight the benefits and argument for using high reps (15+), low reps (5 or less), and moderate reps (8-12) depending on your goals.
Working out at home? We recommend getting a home pull-up bar as well as a good pair of dumbbells if you’re serious about back workouts.
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