Looking for an intro to back exercises? The back is often ignored by people when creating their workout routines, but back health is so crucial: it prevents injuries, improves posture, and who doesn’t want toned back muscles? Keep reading to read our list of the best back exercises, many of which you’ll be able to do from your own home
INTRO TO BACK EXERCISES
Many people have experienced back pain in their lives, which is usually only temporary. But even if you’ve been blessed with good back health, it’s important to protect those muscles—and, crucially, your spine—when doing other exercises in order to prevent injury.
There are also lots of different muscles in the back, from the trapezius in the centre to the posterior deltoids under the shoulders. Combining the exercises below will help you take a holistic approach to back exercises, keeping your muscles healthy while also improving tone.
THE BEST BACK EXERCISES
The back exercises below targets the full variety of back muscles, so you don’t need to do each of these every time you work out. Find what works for you and build up from there. If you’re just getting started, we recommend starting with the basics: pull ups, rows and throw in some kettlebell swings for good measure.
WANT TO LEARN MORE?
Working with weights is easy to do at home, but you’ve got to keep it safe and use good form if you want to reap the benefits. If you’re ready to take things to the next level, why not get in touch with your local Gym, where our friendly personal trainers would be happy to create an individualised workout plan to help you achieve your fitness goals. Find your fit today.