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Wide Grip Pulldowns

Exercise Tips

  • Control the bar- do not let it control your arms

Wide Grip Pulldowns

This exercise targets your back and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Latissimus Dorsi (Lats)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Lat Pulldown Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Latissimus Dorsi (Lats)

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 overhand grip. Your hands should be almost at the ends of the bar and your back should be straight.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly pull the bar down to chest, pinching your shoulder blades together.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly raise the bar back up to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.