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    Default Upper back exercises with free weights

    Any good suggestions for exercises to develop the upper back muscles using free weights?

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    Rows, shrugs, pull ups and last, but not least deadlift.
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    If your focus is strictly your upper back, you could try seated cable rows either with the v-bar, straight bar or rope and instead of bringing it to your sternum you can bring it to your mid-chest.

    I've also used Behind-neck pulldowns, but as sort of a half-rep situation. And, slightly bent shrugs.

    All of these will help with your upper back.
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    First and foremost deadlifts and rack pulls are essential for overall back development. Next BB rows,t bar rows, DB rows, seated cable rows and pull ups are your primary upper back developers.
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    Bent over rows, pull ups, or one of the many exercises listed on this site on the Back Exercises page under the "Videos" tab.
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    Power Cleans are also great.

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    You can try rearward shrugs or face pulls, depending on what sort of stress you want to place on the rest of the body.
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