Kneeling lat pull-down

The kneeling lat pull-down is a variation of the lat pull-down exercise performed with the knees on the ground rather than sitting on a bench or machine. It has all of the same benefits of a lat pull-down performed on a bench or machine, in addition to providing further activation to the core and lower body.


  1. Strengthens the muscles of the lats (latissimus dorsi), upper back, and biceps
  2. Activates and strengthens the glutes and core more than standard lat pull-downs
  3. Co-contracting the glutes and core can help further activate the lat muscles
  4. Can be performed at any cable station if a lat pull-down machine is unavailable

Kneeling lat pull-down Images

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