This page is dedicated to building a list of Power Plate
exercises for strengthening your back and shoulders. As you probably know, it
is difficult not to involve a large number of surrounding muscles with
strengthening your back. But I’ll do my best to show some exercises that really
will improve overall back strength. Additionally, shoulders can be challenging
to isolate. That is why I’ve combined these muscle groups for the purposes of
The back is a critical group of muscles as it pertains to posture, balance, and power when playing sports or having fun. I love bouldering and dragon boat racing. Both are full body sports, but the back and shoulders play a critical role in my performance. If you have any input on how to modify the below exercises to add another level of difficulty, please share!
If you happen to not see an exercise here you know involves back muscles, check out my Core strength training page. There is a lot of overlap between the back and the core and I may have filed exercises you think should be here, under that group.