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Reverse Grip Pulldowns

Exercise Tips

  • Control the motion of the bar- do not let it control your arms
  • Keep your back straight

Reverse Grip Pulldowns

This exercise targets your back and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your biceps.

Muscle Group

Latissimus Dorsi (Lats), Biceps


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Lat Pulldown Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Latissimus Dorsi (Lats), Biceps

Equipment: Lat Pulldown Machine

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Back

Starting Position: Position yourself on the lat pulldown machine and grab the bar with an underhand grip. Your hands should be shoulder width apart and your back should be straight.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly pull your hands down to your chest, keeping your arms close by your sides.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, contracting your muscles.
  3. 3 Inhale and slowly return your arms back to starting position.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.