Middle Back Thickness
Not only should the lats be wide and sweeping, but they should
look thick and powerful where they come together in the middle
Natalia Kuznetsova Is Back And Bigger Than Ever – Generation Iron Fitness & Bodybuilding NetworkThere are many body-muscles.com bodybuilders who have wide backs with
sweeping lats but who fail to look their best in back poses because the center of the back lacks that strong, thick look that a
really great bodybuilder has to have.
When you look at Casey Viator, for example, you are immediately struck by the solid thickness of his back muscles.
Anderson Silva Plans to be Back Next Year and Fight for Five More YearsAt the
1982 Olympia in London, Casey’s back showed thickness and
striations all the way down even when he was standing relaxed.
Roy Callender is another bodybuilder who has trained his back
properly and created a solid body-muscles.com middle back structure.
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Thickness in the back is achieved primarily by doing rowing
exercises-Barbell Rows, Cable Rows, T-Bar Rows, and so forth.
However, if you want to target the middle back, do rowing that
gives you a longer range of motion so that you can fully contract
that area-Cable Rows with separate cables or a wide grip, OneArm Rows, or Barbell Rows with a wider grip.
Many top bodybuilders have a great upper back but have never
developed the ]ower back to the degree that they should.