expic

002

REAR LAT PULLDOWN

Preparation

Lock the carriage at head height. You should still be able to grasp the bar with outstretched arms.

Starting Position

Grasp the bar, stand so that your body is slightly leaning forward

Execution

Pull the bar slowly and smoothly down to your neck.

Hint

Bend your head slightly forward so you can bring the bar to your neck. Maintain body tension at all times.

Variants

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Warning

The occasional criticism that this exercise is not good for the shoulder joints is wrong. This exercise is very important precisely because of the somewhat unnatural position of the shoulders. However, it should be done with moderate resistance.