Your Guide To Training Back + Thickness vs Width
Tips and Strategies To Building A Bigger Back (Also Covering Back Thickness vs Back Width
Our 4th installment of our body part specific training guidance might be our most in-depth—it will be close between this and legs. Back is a rather complex beast when it comes to training and actually training the muscles correctly.
This will also clarify what I mean when I say back thickness and back width. The training methodology for both have key differences.
Musculature Of The Back
The back is the most complicated muscle group—e.g. when we talk chest, we have 2 separate muscles, arms, 2 seperate muscles, etc. Back is comprised of 40 muscles, with 20 pairs.
The major ones we will focus on are:
Latissimus Dorsi (Lats)
When we think of back, we can break it into a 2 parts:
Back Thickness and Back Width.
Now we will further break this down: what is back thickness vs back width?