A strong, toned back is key to a perfect posture and preventing back pain—a problem that affects more than 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. These exercises target your entire backside.
Seated Row Machine
The Seated Row Machine exercise is a good back exercise, working the Trapezius, Rhomboid, and Latissimus Dorsi muscles.
Lateral Pulldown Machine
Lateral Pulldowns work the lats, deltoids, pecs, and triceps.
Rear Delt Seated Fly Machine
The Rear Delt Seated Fly Machine exercise works the deltoid (back of the shoulder) muscles. Sit tall, keeping your chest flat against the pad.
Back Extension Machine
Get in shape with the Back Extension Machine. It requires you to extend your spine against resistance. Strengthening the muscles that are responsible for extending your spine is important for ensuring that you’re able to maintain proper posture. Especially since many of us are seated for a large part of our day.
Free Weight Back Hyper-extension
Back Hyper-extensions work the lower back and glute and hamstring muscles. These help strengthen the lower back.
Stability Ball Back Extensions
Stability Ball Back Extensions work the glute, hamstring muscles, and the lower back.