V-Bar Pulldown (Lats) – Exercise Guide

Muscles worked: Lats

Equipment needed: Lat Pulldown Machine, V-Bar


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



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