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Jeff Nippard Ranks the Best and Worst Back Exercises for Muscle Growth

A strong posterior chain enhances the V-taper and improves strength on compound exercises like deadlifts. On Feb. 5, 2024, fitness influencer Jeff Nippard ranked 20 different back exercises from worst to best for growing muscle in a video on his YouTube channel. Best Back Exercise Criteria Nippard’s ranking system was based on three muscle growth tenets: The first tenet was if an exercise stretched the working muscle with…