Ever see that guy in the gym with the enormous lats? I mean this dude has a wingspan of a small plane. Then you wonder how he does it. Next you watch him train. This fella is doing more chin ups than you could ever imagine. He does them for his first exercise; he does them as his last exercise. He does five sets everyday. The chin up is to the back as the squat is to the legs; it's the mother of all back exercises.
Chins For Your Back.
Basic movements were used for centuries to create sculpted bodies. The chin up or pull up some people call it is one of those basic movements. [ Click here to learn more. ]
You continue to watch the big guy and you notice he also does a good number of rows and with heavy weight. He will usually do seated cable rows or high angle hammer rows. Sometimes he may even through in a one-arm dumbbell row.
What comes next is no surprise... trap work. Heavy shoulder shrugs is next on the agenda. What better an exercise to finish with than a dumbbell pullover. So he does chin ups, seated rows, high angle hammer rows, shoulder shrugs, a pullover and more chin ups.
Remember, he does chin ups everyday as well. Follow his workout and you are sure to see a wider wingspan. You will also gain a significant amount of strength by doing the program as listed below.
Acquiring a thick wide back takes a lot of hard intense work and quite a bit of patience. You won't get results over night, but you are sure to see a difference in your physique over the eight week cycle. Remember, this is a progressive program: keep the intensity high by increasing weight or reps or both.
Click To Enlarge. Victor Martinez, Branch Warren, Darrem Charles, Gustavo Badell, Johnnie Jackson, George Farah, David Henry & Markus Ruhl.
Whether you are just a beginner or at an advanced level, this program is sure to maximize results, especially if you are doing those chins everyday as the end of your workout. Do a minimum of three sets and a maximum of five sets. So here is the secret if you will. Spread your wings and fly...
Anatomy Of The Latissimus:
Major Muscles That Act On The Shoulder:
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