Exercises For Lats

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Best 7 Exercises For Lats

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1. Chin Up

Chin Up
Chin Up
Chin Up

Chin Up

Chin Up is a strength exercise that works your biceps, deltoids, lats, rhomboids and front deltoids and is a great simple move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, back, middle back, shoulders and upper body. It requires pull-up bar to do.

How to do Chin Up

  • The Chin-Up movement is one of the most common and effective movements for building power in the back and shoulders.

  • Start off by grabbing the bar with an overhand grip, letting your body hang from the bar and keeping your arms straight as this will be your starting position.

  • When in place, gradually raise yourself up so that your head is higher than the floor, relaxing your back muscles and lats and keeping for a count.

  • Go back to the starting point and replicate for as many reps and sets as needed.

  • Tips :

  • Your legs will remain in sync with your body during this workout.

2. Plank

Plank
Plank
Plank

Plank

The plank is an isometric exercise that strengthens the entire torso, particularly the core. A standard plank is a simple and essential exercise for any fitness regimen, but correct alignment and positioning is critical for maximizing its benefits.

How to do Plank

  • Start out by sitting on all fours and aligning your hands right below your shoulders holding your knees under your thighs.

  • Extend both of your feet out behind you and squeeze on your core muscles, making sure that your body is aligned straight

  • Keep this place for around 30 seconds to a minute.

  • Free, move back to the starting point and repeat for as many occasions as you would like to complete this exercise.

Pull-Ups
Pull-Ups
Pull-Ups

Pull-Up

Pull-Ups is a strength exercise that works your lats and is a great simple move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your back. It requires pull-up bar to do.

How to do Pull-Ups

  • Hold the bar with the hands faced outward.

  • Lift your self up until your head is above the rim.

  • Stop for a few seconds.

  • Pull yourself back gently.

  • Repeat for the required number of reps.

  • Tips :

  • With an improved exercise, don ankle weights.

Wide Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck
Wide Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck

Wide Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck

Wide Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck is a strength exercise that works your lats and is a great simple move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your . It requires weight machine to do.

How to do Wide Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck

  • Start off by sitting on a bench that has a pulldown bar or on a lat-pulldown unit.

  • Place each of your hands on the bar so that it is about a foot from your head and then gradually draw down the bar behind your back.

  • Slowly draw back until the bar is at the base of your neck and contract your shoulder muscles.

  • Keep this spot for a count and head back up to the starting position.

  • Tips :

  • Be sure that you do not lift too much weight or weight that is unmanageable because it will contribute to injuries or spinal damage.

Pendlay Row
Pendlay Row
Pendlay Row

Pendlay Row

Pendlay Row is a strength exercise that works your lats and spinal erectors and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your back, lower back and lower body. It requires barbell to do.

Turkish Get-Up
Turkish Get-Up
Turkish Get-Up

Turkish Get-Up

Turkish Get-Up is a strength exercise that works your triceps, deltoids, lats, rear deltoids, front deltoids and side deltoids and is a great challenging move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, back, shoulders and upper body. It requires dumbbells to do.

Shoulder Rolls In Cobra
Shoulder Rolls In Cobra
Shoulder Rolls In Cobra

Shoulder Roll In Cobra

Shoulder Rolls In Cobra are a none exercise that works your traps and lats and are a great moderate move. When done correctly, they can effectively target your back, neck, shoulders, upper back and upper body. They require mat to do.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many exercises for lats are there?

Now we have 138 such exercises in our Directory.

What muscles do these exercises target?

Most of the exercises work lats, deltoids, front deltoids, side deltoids and abs.

Where can one do these exercises?

You can do most of these exercises either at gym or at home or outdoor.