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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-02-2006, 09:45 PM
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i need more back strength and more back muscle. What should I do?
pull ups (dont need to be too wide, shoulder with is enough)
chin ups
deadlifts
dumbell swings
dumbell snatches
sand bag or heavy bag clean and press
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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-03-2006, 11:08 AM
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In order of importance (imo)

1) Deadlift
2) stiff leg deadlift
3) weighted chins
4) good mornings

Those are the bread and butter you need to develop a strong back and posterior chain. (Hamstrings included)

If you have access to a GHR (glute/hamstring raise) I'd do those as well.

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do a shit load of wide grip pullups
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alright, thanks everybody
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Also do pulling exercies like cable rows and dumbell rows.
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So, hows your back muscle coming along?
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I'm actually getting more, it's really starting to pickup the pace. Thanks everybody
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