Welcome to the best back exercises for sculpting a thicker and wider superhero back! Nothing screams to the world that you lift than an impressive looking and muscular back, and on this page you will have every tool at your disposal to build the back of your dreams.
Not only does having a wider and thicker back make you look more aesthetic and contributes to a V-Taper body, but it will also prevent injury on many of the most important foundational lifts in your workout routine like the deadlift, squat, and overhead press.
There are many muscle groups that contribute to your overall back development such as the latissimus dorsi, rhomboids, teres major, and your lower back. This list of the best back exercises covers every muscle and every inch of your back so we have you covered!
The best way to use this list of the best back exercises is go through the entire list over a few workouts and take each move for a test drive. The goal of this activity is to find the best back exercises that you really feel a strong activation and mind-muscle connection with. Select your favorites and you will easily be able to form a complete back workout routine.
If you need some inspiration for full back workout routines for every fitness level, be sure to check out our epic workouts page as well.
Make sure you go through each of the form videos below carefully so you execute each of these back exercises properly. Let’s dive into it so you can build that superhero back!
Barbell Overhead Press
Underhand Barbell Row
One Arm Barbell Row
Static Hold Pull Up
Smith Machine Row
Single Leg Deadlift