Enough of these recent posts about LGBT, ‘inbetweeners’, homophobic and homophilic churches (I just made that word up, but it should mean ‘supportive of gays’)… today it’s just BACK TO BASICS, celebrating our love of fitness training and focussing on the other side of the body which gets far less photographed – the back.
Compare those rhomboids (above) with the first picture, where the lats dominate. All down to the routines used… more rhomboids here:
…while Billy here displays the whole repertoire:
That’s a superb exercise, provided you don’t cheat it by leaning back, which he is, a bit. Ideally you then turn around and pull down again behind the neck for three more sets!
Where you can see the cleavage of the muscle ends, as in this next guy’s medial deltoids (above the bicep), you know that your routine has really delivered:
Rowing is good too:
A ‘sideways’ look at the back now:
A more slender, but very well developed example: a gymnast or tumbler, I think, whose body has developed through his sport rather than with weights:
A different sort of pose…
The end result: “check me out!”