The Lat Pulldown is an upper body exercise that primarily targets the lats but also works the biceps, middle back and shoulders. This is a compound exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters.
- Pull Up
- Assisted Pull-up
- Attach a wide bar to a lat pulldown machine.
- Place your hands on the bar double shoulder width apart with your palms facing away from you.
- Pull the bar down to the top of your chest, lifting your chest towards the bar as you pull down.
- Think about pulling through your elbows and pulling your shoulder blades down along with the bar.