Transformed: Week 6, Day 36 - Full-body Workout
The lats are crucial postural muscles that help give muscular shape to your back and torso. Here's a guide to one of the best lat-developing movements in existence!
Straight-arm pull-down tip
Also known as a cable pull-over, the straight-arm pull-down is an isolation movement that targets your lats, the large, flat muscles that dominate your middle back. If you've only been doing lat pull-downs or pull-ups in the past, it can be hard to know how to perform this exercise correctly. Charlotte Oldbury is here to help!
Charlotte Oldbury Transformed Tip, Day 36: Straight-Arm Pulldown
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Put your cable machine at the highest setting. Keep your arms extended straight at about shoulder width, maintaining a slight bend in the elbows. Keep your feet hip-width apart.
Breathe out as you bring the bar or rope down, and in as it goes back up. Squeeze your lats and hold your abs in to support your lower back.
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