So far in the home gym series we have covered a pressing motion, the push up, and a lower body exercise, the reverse lunge.
For a functional and balanced physique, it is vitally important to strengthen the upper back musculature.
There are a myriad of options to do this, but the option that gives the most return on the least investment on kit, is the Pull Up. You need only look at the back development of any reasonable level gymnast to see how this well this exercise adds mass and balance to the upper back.
Forget fancy cable machines, isokinetic resistance stations and even the requirement for something heavy. All you need is something to grab onto, and gravity. You can be your own resistance to begin with.Read More