Close Grip Lat Pulldowns / Pull Downs / Pullovers
- Sit at a Lat Pulldown machine and secure your legs underneath the padded surface. Select an appropriate weight on the stack. Reach up to grab the barbell, taking a close-grip. Your hands should be at or closer than shoulder-width.
- Tighten your core and keep your chest up as you pull the barbell down and towards your chest. Be sure to pull with your lat muscles.
- Once the bar is at your chest, slowly allow it to return to the starting position but don’t let the weight stack touch. Repeat.
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Close grip lat pulldowns / pull downs / pullovers is a gym work out exercise that targets middle back / lats and also involves biceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Weighted pull-ups / pullups, turkish get ups and machine assisted pull-ups / pullups are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as close grip lat pulldowns / pull downs / pullovers. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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