Wide Grip Lat Pull Down With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Latissimus Dorsi, Lats, Trapezius


WHY YOU SHOULD DO THIS EXERCISE?

Wide Grip Lat Pull Down With Resistance Bands exercise will strengthen your back. It’s a great beginner exercise for someone who has never tried a pull up, but also a great way to tone and strengthen your back. The benefits of doing this can include helping you to relieve pain and stiffness in the upper and mid-back, as well as to improve posture and balance.

EXERCISE DEMO

Type : Compound, Isolateral

Joint Action : Shoulder Extension, Elbow Flexion, Scapulae depression

How to perform the exercise

Preparations:

  • Anchor: With the door anchor at the top of the door, secure the band(s) to the door.
  • Bands: Attach both ends of the band to two individual handles, and grip the handle with both hands.

Body Position:

  • Grasp a handle with each hand, kneel down on one knee, 3 to 4 feet from the door, facing the door.
  • Maintain a straight back, a level head, shoulders down, and arms toward the anchor, palms down.

Movement:

  • Pull the handles down to your sides¬†until your hands are even with your chin. Return to the original position (controlling the resistance). Repeat.

Exercise Tips

  • Hold the handles just loose enough to maintain your grip.
  • Pull through with your elbows.

Exercise Benefits

Forget about pull-ups! Wide Grip Lat Pull Down with Resistance Tube Bands is available. This exercise is fantastic for increasing strength and growth in the Latissimus Dorsi (Back Muscles for width). You might not be able to complete many pullups, which limits your training and your progress. The Wide Grip Lat Pull With Bands exercise really shines in this situation.
Week by week, adjust the resistance for continued progress.