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Pullups are the gold standard for back exercises, but that does not mean you always want to do them, but maybe you do not like them, or You can do a single perfect repetition.
The good news is that you can do a perfect back training without doing any of them.Though Crossfit's obsession with pullups, there are many other steps you can and should do, to build the wide lats and thick middle back that stand out in a T-shirt – especially if you're doing a desk job.
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When you're deskjockeying you often have round shoulders for hours Tapping leads to shortened chest muscles and weak mid back muscles.If you go directly to the gym to make pull ups with this kind of posture, this is e Invite for shoulder injuries and you can not activate your back muscles the way you want. Translation: You draw less from your pull-ups than all the effort you invest in them.
The cure for this and for serious pull-up hatred? Do many rowing exercises that strengthen your mid back muscles and balance your tight pectoral muscles. (Bonus: As your muscles gain strength in the mid-back, they pull your shoulders back into place and open your chest, making you look taller, stronger, and sharpening your posture.) That's why rows are the backbone of this free pull-through. Up-back session that you can perform twice a week: