V-Bar Pulldown (Lats) – Exercise Guide

Muscles worked: Lats

Equipment needed: Lat Pulldown Machine, V-Bar


Instructions

1. Sit down at a pull-down machine with a V-Bar attached to the top pulley.

2. Adjust the knee pad to fit your height.

3. Grab the V-bar with your palms facing each other. Stick your chest out and lean yourself back slightly (around 30-degrees).. This is your starting position.

4. While exhaling pull the bar down as you squeeze your shoulder blades until your chest nearly touches the V-bar. Hold on the contracted position.

5. While inhaling, slowly bring the bar back to the starting position.

6. Repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions.

 


Alternate Exercises for Lat Pulldown

Chin-Ups

Pullups

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