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Seated Lat Pulldown Machine Exercise

Seated Lat Pulldown Machine

Starting Position Follow machine instructions for set up and select desired weight. Sit so feet are flat on floor, knees are above ankles, back is straight and supported on pad. Grab the handles overhead, palms facing forward. Engage abs and keep spine straight.

Action EXHALE: Pull the handles down, bending elbows towards the sides of your waist.

INHALE: Slowly release the bar overhead by straightening at the elbows to complete one rep.

Special Instructions When returning to start position, make sure elbows do not lock. If lifting very heavy weights, secure the belt (not pictured) around your hips to keep your body in good form.

Muscles Worked: Back (lats)