Thickening the Lats

In the past few years maybe no other pro has been criticized more for a particular bodypart than Dennis Wolf. The bodypart being back, but in the past couple of years he has worked manfully to improve it. Before telling how he did it here’s some background to the story. (Originally published in the March 2014 edition of MD Magazine.)

It’s worth taking a little trip back in time to see where Wolf started out in the lat department. When Dennis started competing in 1999, his overall shape and lines were already very good, with the same X-frame structure we see today. That’s typically what you see with all these guys who eventually rise to the top— they start out essentially as smaller versions of what you ultimately see on the Arnold and Olympia stages.

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