Back/Shoulders

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  1. dpwu32

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    Is it summer yet?

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    I feel the need to re-work my back/shoulders lifting in the gym.

    I generally pick three or four excercises from the following:
    Pullups
    Bent bar rows
    Seated cable rows
    Dumbell presses
    Front/side arm raises

    Anyone able to suggest some others that work well for them?
     
  2. Aaron Baddeley

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    I find that grabbing a plate and raising that from your thighs to just above your shoulders for 3 sets of 10 really works. Also, if you can switch the handles on the seated cable rows, I take the bar from the lat pull downs and do wide grip rows on that machine.
     
  3. Mystik

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    Cleans to a shoulder press. You'll never do anything else. :bigup: Also throw in some dumbbell rowing for your back.
     
  4. Duggan

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    Don't forget about your lower back, usually the place you injure first. I am guessing you do that at another time though.
     
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    Why not just do the clean and jerk
     
  6. Mystik

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    Basically the same thing. :bigup:
     
  7. dpwu32

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    Threw in some dumbell rows, seated rows, and cable crossover lat pulldowns in place of a few other excercises. Finished up on the rowing machine...

    And yeah, Duggy, I hit lower back when I do my core. Usually twice a week.
     
  8. Arod

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    I love Cleans and BB/DB standing presses.

    Since I have started back I have been doing DB clean and press a lot more too.

    Deads will always have a place in my back routine though! Viva la deadlift!
     
  9. DUKE

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    Cleans to a shoulder press works pretty good. Also lateral raises with lighter dumbells.

    For back work out, dumbell rows, pull ups, deadlifts, cable pulls and reverse fly.
     

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