Hypertrophy

Build a thick, wide and balanced back

Mark Coles is a physique coach and owner of M10, a private personal training and performance gym based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. When I ask people which muscles they want to build and improve, hardly anyone ever replies their back. It doesn’t take a genius to know why: it’s one of those body parts that you can’t see when you’re training. Along with big legs, I can really tell if someone knows what they’re doing in the gym if they have a well-developed back. If you compete or have any aspirations of competing, a thick, balanced and wide back is essential.…
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