Exercise Guide

Lat Pulldown

Latissimus Dorsi
Triceps, Hand Flexors, Hand Extensors, Trapezius, Deltoids
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required:Seat, Towel / Resistance Band
type:Strength - isometric
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution (Alternative)

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • put a chair with its back against a door edge
  • grasp one end of a bigger towel with each hand
  • sit down on the chair and throw the towel above the door edge without letting the towel go
  • move the elbow outwards as much as possible
  • the upper body is upright

Correct Execution

  • pull both ends of the towel
  • your butt can lift off the seat a bit
  • the hands are in ear-height then
  • the entire tension is on the lats now
  • hold this position for about 15-20 seconds
  • afterwards, pause shortly and repeat

tip for the workout

  • leave out the chair, then you can also train the glutes and thighs as in the Wall Sit
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