The single-arm dumbbell row engages the Latissimus dorsi or lats, one of the prominent back muscles.
The dumbbell bent-over row builds and strengthens the upper and middle back muscles, particularly the lats, traps, and delts.
The seated cable row targets your upper back, particularly the rhomboids, traps, rear deltoids, and lats. This exercise also works your biceps for good measure.
The machine-assisted pull-up or assisted wide pull-up is a great variation of the classic bodyweight version for beginners.
The lat pull-down is a simple and popular exercise which builds back size and strength.
The barbell deadlift is a compound movement which builds and strengthens the posterior chain. Two popular variations stand out: the conventional deadlift and the sumo deadlift.
The barbell bent-over row is a compound movement which helps build and strengthen the back muscles, including the lower back, rhomboids, and lats.