If you’re working out for the sake of looking good (and what guy isn’t?), then you’re probably aiming to build that signature “V taper”—just look to JJ Watt and The Rock for inspiration. If that’s the case, your search brings you to the best back workouts of all time? If that’s the case, you came to the right place.
A big, broad back that makes you look powerful and even more dominant doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes time to hone your physique.
To build that frame, you need to focus on building the key muscles of your back:
And those muscles aren’t just for making you look more masculine. Here are some added benefits of adding the best back exercises of all time to your routine:
- They strengthen your spine and neck for improved posture.
- They reinforce your body against injuries.
- They improve your core strength for everyday functional fitness.
Ready to forge a stronger foundation for the rest of your gains? Enter back country with these 30 exercises to build strength, size, power, and help prevent injury. (Not sure how many reps and sets to do? Check out our definitive guide for losing fat, building size, and building strength.)
Complete your physique with our other body-specific workouts and exercises:
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