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Full Range-Of-Motion Lat Pulldown

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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Lats Other Muscles: Biceps, Middle Back, Shoulders Equipment: Cable Mechanics Type: Compound Level: Intermediate Sport: NoForce: Pull
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Full Range-Of-Motion Lat Pulldown Guide

Main Muscle: Lats

  1. Either standing or seated on a high bench, grasp two stirrup cables that are attached to the high pulleys. Grab with the opposing hand so your arms are crisscrossed about you and your palms are facing forward.
  2. Keeping your chest up and maintaining a slight arch in your lower back, pull the handles down as if you were doing a regular pulldown. The range of motion will be more of an arc. During the movement, rotate your hands so that in the bottom position your palms face each other rather than forward. Return slowly to the starting position and repeat.

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9/10

Feb 15, 2015 11:27 AM: With a gym like the one I go to (PF), there is not enough machines similar to this one so you have to use the typical cable machine they have. This one is hard to do on those so I may consider changing my membership back to 24... Needless to say, great workout!

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Oct 15, 2014 4:30 PM: I do this on a cable crossover machine, and pull it straight across my body and down until my hands are pointed down in the opposite corner they started in. I get a lot out of it, and while it may not work the lats as much as some like, its a great workout for your trapezius, triceps, and i tend to...+See More

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Jul 25, 2013 4:12 PM: Some pulling for lats is just better with dumbbells.

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7/10

Nov 21, 2012 8:09 PM: It's kind of awkward, but it's a good exercise

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9/10

Jul 12, 2010 9:16 PM: i do these on my weider x factor and i get much more out of it than normal lat pulldowns :)

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May 26, 2010 2:07 PM: feels really good

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Jan 12, 2010 3:40 PM: Hard to make with heavy weights but great exercise!

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