Wedding Season Is Here: Get Ready with These Back Toning Exercises
Sure, flat abs and toned butt is every fitness enthusiast dream, but don’t forget, overall defined look can only be achieved by strong upper body muscles e.g. back
Needless to say but a toned back alleviates any look. We do see celebrities like Deepika Padukone and do crave for a toned back and they also give us major fitness goals but achieving a back as gorgeous as the Bollywood diva is quite a hard work and demands sweat and effort. Whether it is lifting heavy weights or doing a couple of pull-ups, they need to be done in consistent manner to see a change. We have curated some back exercises that would possibly help you attain a toned frame and overall defined look.
Lie down on stomach with arms and legs extended. Contract upper and lower back muscles as you lift arms and legs off ground. Hold for 3 counts, then return to start, making sure to engage abs. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.
Hold up each rep for 5 counts
Plank is basically done for core training and strengthening. However, it also works wonders for the back. All you have to do is keep your forearms and knees on the ground, shoulder-width apart. Elbows should be tucked underneath the shoulders and posture should be maintained by resting on your forearms.
Start By holding up for 1 minute and increase it to 5 minutes
Bend Over Row:
This particular exercise needs dumbells. Grab a pair of dumbbells and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent. Bend forward from your hips to lower your chest toward the floor, arms hanging directly from your shoulders and palms facing toward body. Brace your core, then pull the weights toward your rib cage, squeezing your shoulder blades together. Pause, then lower back to start.
Do 20 reps
This is an advance form that will tone your back but this should be done when you are completely sure of the pose.Lie on your stomach with your feet hip-width apart and your arms by the side of your body. Fold your knees, take your hands backward and hold your ankles. Breathing in, lift your chest off the ground and pull your legs up and back.
Be stable in this position for 5 minutes.
With these 5 best back exercises, women will be able to maintain an elegant and perfect posture and sculpt a strong and sexy back. They will also burn calories and help to eliminate back fat while also preventing back pain and injury.