Round One - Compulsory Poses: Back Lat Spread!

The back lats pose is very similar to the front lats pose. The only difference is that you round out your torso, so that it's forward, while pulling your elbows ahead of the midline of your torso, as the pose is performed.

The back lats pose is very similar to the front lats pose. The only difference is that you round out your torso, so that it's forward, while pulling your elbows ahead of the midline of your torso, as the pose is performed. An incredibly effective way to start this pose is with your lats originally crunched together.

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Mandatory Posing:
Rear Lat Spread

Learn how to properly do a rear lat spread pose from Bodybuilding.com writer Mark Tilden.

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When you pull them apart to expose your entire lat spread, it's quite a bit more dramatic than simply going into the pose without the appetizer. Not to mention, if you have well-developed lower lats, you'll bring out some great striations.

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You Will Bring Out Some Great Striations.