Try is Great Exercise to strengthen and tone your back!! The latissimus Dorsi muscles are the LEAST developed muscles on a female, meaning we NEED to work them ladies. Make sure you are thinking about squeezing those lats on the way down.
Best way to build strength is lowering as SLOWLY as possible!
Burns: 110 Calories in 15 minutes
How To: Grip handle with hands facing inward. Be sure to grip slightly closer than shoulder width apart. Allow the natural curve of your back and keep chest out. As you perform this exercise be sure to keep your entire body straight as it emphasizes more on your targeted muscles. Pull yourself up using your arms and back muscles until your chin is about level with the bar. Ensure elbows are kept as close to body as possible. If you are a beginner, have someone spotting you so that they can hold your legs to help you build your strength.
Muscles Used: Latissimus Dorsi, Forearms & Biceps.