View Full Version : Lat spread

01-18-2007, 01:29 AM
new to this, tried my first lat spread pic. can i get some critique, i know to press my thumbs in but it still feels kind of awkward.


01-19-2007, 06:57 PM
It takes practice.

Now do the exact same thing. But take your arms (elbows pointing out like in the picture) and pretend you are hugging a tree with them. Try to wrap your elbows around the imaginary "tree" and that should come up with a better lat spreed.

It takes practice but it will come.

01-19-2007, 07:41 PM
Hug with your shoulders. Elbows should be pointing out some to help flare your lats. I find it's easier to make fists and push on the love handle area.


Notice how his elbows don't go in too far.

01-19-2007, 08:32 PM
stand straight or lean back a little. Don't hunch your shoulders, bring them back.