Strength

Single Arm Cable Lat Pulldown

Strengthen and tone your back and shoulders with the Single Arm Cable Lat Pulldown. This exercise targets upper body strength, stability, and coordination, while primarily building the lats, the broadest back muscles.
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Single Arm Cable Lat Pulldown instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Stand in front of a cable machine, with one foot slightly in front of the other to keep balance.
2
Grip the handle with one hand, making sure your palm is facing down.
3
Pull the handle down to your chest level by bending at the elbow and pulling your arm down and back, keeping the rest of your body stationary.
4
Extend your arm back up in a controlled motion, finishing in a straight position.
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Repeat for a set number of repetitions before switching to your other arm.
Stand in front of a cable machine, with one foot slightly in front of the other to keep balance.
Grip the handle with one hand, making sure your palm is facing down.
Pull the handle down to your chest level by bending at the elbow and pulling your arm down and back, keeping the rest of your body stationary.
Extend your arm back up in a controlled motion, finishing in a straight position.
Repeat for a set number of repetitions before switching to your other arm.
Equipment needed
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Muscles used
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Back
Front
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