Bulletproof Back Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Bulletproof Back Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Back Exercises for Women, Back Workouts for Women, Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Training Tips for Women, Workouts For Women
A strong back isn’t just a head turner at the gym. It’s also one of the keys to keeping our spines happy and healthy over time. Upper-back strength also plays an important role in shoulder health. When we have deficits in our posterior chain (aka the upper back), it can cause early wear and tear and pain throughout the shoulder joint and neck. For those of us who sit for long stretches of time during the workday, we’re predisposed to injury. Practice the following exercises to bulletproof your posterior chain. Take on the entire circuit or add one or two moves into your existing routine. The reps are intentionally low so you can focus on form and target very small muscle groups. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteBulletproof Back WorkoutExerciseSetsReps/TimeBent-Over Row With…
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Two Trap-Building Workouts For Women

Two Trap-Building Workouts For Women

Back Exercises for Women, Back Workouts for Women, Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Training Tips for Women, Workouts For Women
Having a well-defined trapezius is a boon for backless dresses, balanced posture and building strength.Cable Wide-Grip RowForm: Cable Wide-Grip RowThe trapezius spreads across your back, neck and shoulder blades, covering the rhomboids and helping define the V-shape of the latissimus dorsi. Because of its size, various zones perform different functions: The upper traps draw your scapulae upward and allow you to shrug, the lower traps pull your shoulder blades downward, and the middle traps pull your shoulder blades inward toward your spine. Though these functions all take place on the reg, your upper traps tend to get the most work, either from sitting slumped over at work or because of too much shoulder work where the traps are primary or secondary movers. To maintain a balance of power and achieve…
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