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Cable Straight Arm Pulldown

Description

Preparation

  • Attach a flat bar to a high pulley machine
  • Stand facing the machine lean approximately 30° at the waist
  • Grasp the bar with an overhand grip shoulder width grip
  • Place one foot slightly back for balance
  • The shoulder should be fully flexed, if not bend slightly more
  • Keep the elbows flexed to approximately 30°

Action

  • Keep the elbows pointing out to sides (forearms in line with bar)
  • Pull the bar down towards thighs
  • The elbows should be kept at 30°

Return

  • Allow the weights to pull the bar back to the start position
  • A slight stretch may be felt in the lats
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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