by Emily Bibb
The next time you head to the gym, try this back workout that will leave you standing tall. Combining a variety of exercises from yoga stretches to weights, this sequence will not only strengthen your back but your quads and core too. Grab a pair of dumbbells and try this series for yourself. When you’re done, finish with a long stretch and rock that tank top with pride.
Cat and Cow
The Cat and Cow is a classic move that is great as warmup (in this case) or stretch after a long day in the office. Breath slowly and move methodically as you work the kinks out of your spine.
Keep reading for the rest of the workout.
When the front and back of your torso work together, your whole core gets to reap the benefits. The quadruped is an easy-to-follow exercise that will work your back and side body. No need to speed through this move; go for quality, not quantity.
Plank With Reverse Row
The plank with reverse row is a great exercise that will target not only your arms and back, but your core and glutes as well. You can do this move with or without dumbbells.
Using a weight, the leaning camel will strengthen your quads, abs, and back.
Using dumbbells between one and a half to two kilos, Pilates boxing will help to strength and tone your arms and back.
Finish with a downward dog before repeating the series for a total of two times.