Lat Pull-down - Machine

Other types of Lat Pull-down: Resistance Tube


  • Grasp the bar with your hands evenly spaced and slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Sit facing the machine and maintain a neutral spine with your abs engaged. Lean back slightly so that you can pull the bar down to your sternum.

  • Retract your scapulae and pull the bar down to your sternum, pause, then return to the starting position.

  • Back 

  • Arms  Shoulders 

  • Latissimus dorsi, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Biceps brachii, Teres major, Infraspinatus, Teres minor, Levator scapulae, Middle trapezius, Lower trapezius, Pectoralis minor

  • TIP: Pull your shoulder blades towards each other and towards your hips as you angle your sternum slightly towards the ceiling.


Variations for Lat Pull-down

  • Lat Pull-in

    This strengthens the underside of your arm and the side of your torso. You can adjust the weight according to your strength by using the cable.

  • Cable Lat Pull-down

    This is very similar to lat pull-down with a bar except this allows each arm to work independently since there are two cables and handles, encouraging your strength to be symmetrical.

 

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