Lats


The lats are a large flat muscle that has origin points at the mid and lower spine, the iliac crest (pelvis), and the ribs. Well-developed lats give the appearance of a wider back, therefore making the waist look smaller. More...

Stretches

Lats Stretch

Difficulty: Beginner

  1. Place both hands on the wall in front of you.
  2. Slowly lower your body until you feel the stretch.
  3. Hold at the bottom of the stretch, return to starting position.

Lats Stretch

Difficulty: Beginner

  1. Stand up right and raise your hand to a full stretch above your head.
  2. Slowly lean across your body and trace the opposite hand down your leg.
  3. Hold at the bottom of the stretch, return to starting position and then switch sides.

Lats Stretch

Difficulty: Beginner

  1. Find a wall to lean against, lay your tricep against the wall with your hand behind your back.
  2. Slowly lean into the wall.
  3. Return to starting position, then switch sides.