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Lat Pull Downs by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:32am Lat Pull downs are a excellent exercise, this is a great exercise for your upper back muscles. A lat pull down is designed to work the Latissimus Dorsi (wings, or v-shape muscle) Muscle though when performed right this exercise also works the rear deltoids (back part of the shoulders), Rhomboids (the muscles that pinch the shoulder blades), ... Read on »
HealthLat by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:31pm HealthLat stands for "Healthcare Latitude" and is a new tool for patients to buy and sell health experience information. Patients collaborate in consumer-driven patient safety monitoring and can also offset their own health care costs. Let me know what you think about this technology.  It makes me a little nervous, but so do most ground brea ... Read on »
Lat Stretch| Latissimus dorsi muscle Stretch by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 10:01pm Click to Play Latissimus dorsi muscle stretch, learn to stretch your lats out with fitness expert Scott white: Read on »
Back Exercises: Lat Pull-Down by Wired Berries .. Posted Mon 08 Sep 2008 2:33am The lat pull-down is a machine exercise that works your lats, the latissimus dorsi, or the triangular back muscles that stretch along the ribcage under each arm. If the sides of your ribs feel sore after this exercise, those are your lats. For the seated lat pull-down, sit on the bench and grasp the bar with a wide grip so that your arms reach up i ... Read on »
The Foam Roller How-To Guide: Lats by Lance B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:16pm In our last installment of the thrilling 'Foam Roller How-To Guide', your fearless fitness hero covered theall and mightyIT Band. Today I will introduce another muscle group that I have my clients foam roll: the lat or latissimus dorsi.  If you are going to focus only on one muscle for the upper body - do your lats! ... Read on »
Lats ('Wings'), Gluts...Hypertrophy YEAA! by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 13 Apr 2009 11:11pm I'm watching the two masters duke it out at the Augustus Masters Golf tourney final round (I don't play or watch golf...but I'm partial to the feline persuasion)...and have to revel at how FANTASTIC these golf giants look! And...PLAY. What has Phil been up to...??? A more proportioned V-look and smaller waist... and a strength, agility, and power ... Read on »
The Lat Pulldown – How to Maximize Latissimus Activity by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 3:00am The lat pulldown exercise is such a common exercise that I bet you’d be surprised if I told you that I think you are performing it wrong.  OK, so maybe you aren’t doing it “wrong” but I bet there is a better technique you can perform to maximize our training of the latissimus dorsi muscle.   I think at this point in time, it’s pre ... Read on »
Your lats will like this. by Tara Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 12:00am The latissimus dorsi is the biggest muscle in your back. Actually, you have two of them—one on each side of your spine, just below your shoulder blades. Lats are bigger muscles, which means they burn a decent amount of calories when in use so it pays to make them work. And it pays to make them work hard because toned lats foster a bulge-free bac ... Read on »
Wednesday Word & Weight: Lat pull over by FitthisGirl Posted Wed 19 Dec 2012 4:53pm Word & Weight Word: James 1:2-3  Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,A</a>)">  3 because you know that the testing of your faithB</a>)">  produces perseverance. We feel like when we are in trials we are getting second best. BUT we can use every situation we face to build patienc ... Read on »
How to feel the lats? by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 2:28pm Q: I have an imbalance in my lats. My right is significantly bigger then my left. I have tried everything and every training technique available on earth but can never seem to stimulate growth in my left or feel the lat working whatsoever.  Overall both my lats are extremely weak and small. I also get a weird felling in both my delts when d ... Read on »