Tag Archives: Latissimus Dorsi

Motivation Monday

*Note: Considering the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, this week’s Workout Wednesday post will be substituted for Motivation Monday. You are a rockstar if you perform the Pull Up Challenge exercises today and Wednesday! However, if  holiday travel plans interfere, you will still … Continue reading

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How to Master the Pull-Up

Can you perform a pull-up? The pull-up is an effective exercise to strengthen your back muscles without a gym or expensive equipment. As the name provides, this exercise is a “pulling” movement and all pulling exercises activate our back muscles (with the … Continue reading

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Weekend Warrior Challenge

Challenge #2 Flexibility “My muscles are so tight.” “I am so sore, I can’t move!” “If only I could move easier…” Do these statements sound familiar? Try this weekend’s Flexibility Challenge!  You have heard about it… You have seen other people do it… But, what … Continue reading

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Test Your Posture: Part 3

The last post of this three part series will cover your shoulder complex and upper body positioning.  I will discuss the three common postural distortions observed in my clients, and recommend flexibility and strengthening exercises to combat these asymmetries, or muscle … Continue reading

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Get Bigger, Bolder Shoulders with this Shoulder Strengthening Circuit!

Here’s how to get bigger, bolder shoulders! An added benefit to performing shoulder exercises is becoming less injury prone.  Our shoulder muscles are important muscles to strengthen because these muscles are responsible for stabilizing this joint during all shoulder movements (flexion, … Continue reading

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Static Lunge to Row

Static lunge to row is an excellent full body exercise, working your quadriceps, gluteals, back (latissimus dorsi and rhomboids), and of course, your core! Progression? Need more of a challenge? Try placing your front foot on a wobble board!

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