Back

If all you're doing is Benching, you're training for the beach, not your team. Developing the muscles of the back are crucial for developing functional strength, or strength you can use. Athletes need to be in balance, and STACK has exercises from top college teams like the Oklahoma Sooners and elite athletes like Drew Brees to help you develop your back.

Latest in Back

4 Ways to Add Rowing Exercises to Your Workouts

Much like presses are important to help you develop your chest, rows are essential back exercises that can help you maximize your development as an...

By: Roger Lockridge

5 Reasons Why Your Back Pain Won't Go Away

No one likes back injuries, but they are a huge problem for athletes. The University of Maryland estimates that five to 10 percent of all athletic...

By: STACK Staff

Is Your Back Healthy? Find Out With These 2 Spine Tests

Whether you're squatting, deadlifting, tossing a med ball against a wall, running, or swimming, guess what? Your spine is moving, hence the impetus to...

By: Georges Dagher

Take the 30-Day Back and Glute Challenge

Increasing strength in the posterior kinetic chain, muscles behind you including back and gluts, will help athletes propel the body forward for running,...

By: Courtney Hudson

Fix Your Lat Pulldown Form to Build a Strong Back

The latissimus dorsi is the largest back muscle spanning the whole width of your back and running vertically from your tailbone to your shoulder blades....

By: Steve Ball

Latest Videos in Back

Ricky Rubio: Get a Stronger Back with Eccentric Pull-Ups

Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform Eccentric Pull-Ups to build a strong back.

Elite Performance With Mike Boyle: How to Fix a Tight and Immobile Back

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle shows you how to fix a tight back.

Build a Strong Back with Celebrity Sweat

In this episode of Celebrity Sweat, Eric the Trainer shows you how to build a broad back with arm rotation exercises.

Todd Durkin's World-Class Workouts: Timed Pull-Up Challenge

How strong is your back? Find out with Todd Durkin's Timed Pull-Up Challenge and tweet your results to <ahref="http://twitter.com/stackmedia" target="_blank">@STACKMedia</a>.

Elite Performance with Mike Boyle: How to Fix Back Pain

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle shows you three different exercises that will alleviate back pain and increase hip mobility.