Strength

Band Straight Arm Pulldown

The Band Straight Arm Pulldown exercise improves arm and back strength. Pull a resistance band towards your thighs with straight arms to target your upper back and enhance posture and stability.
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Band Straight Arm Pulldown instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a resistance band in both hands, above your head.
2
Keeping your arms fully extended, pull the band down in front of you until it is level with your waist.
3
Ensure your chest is out, your back is straight, and you are pulling your shoulder blades together.
4
Pause at the bottom of the movement, then slowly raise the band back to the starting position above your head.
5
Repeat for the programmed number of reps, making sure to keep your movements smooth and controlled.
Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a resistance band in both hands, above your head.
Keeping your arms fully extended, pull the band down in front of you until it is level with your waist.
Ensure your chest is out, your back is straight, and you are pulling your shoulder blades together.
Pause at the bottom of the movement, then slowly raise the band back to the starting position above your head.
Repeat for the programmed number of reps, making sure to keep your movements smooth and controlled.
Equipment needed
Bands
Barbell
Battle Ropes
Bench
Bosu
Box
Cables
Dip Bar
Dumbbell
EZ Curl Bar
Hex Bar
Kettlebell
Ladder
Machine
Pull-Up Bar
Yoga Ball
Muscles used
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Back
Front
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