Back workouts come in all shapes and sizes while varying in the other parts of your body that they work. What's unique about the lat pulldown is that it's a compound exercise that works wonders for your lats, middle back, shoulders, and biceps.
But in order to reap the benefits that this dynamic exercise yields, you must execute it with impecable form. Following these steps will not only prevent against injury, but it will also ensure that you maximize the results of the lat pulldown and develop a much stronger back.
Keep the following in mind when executing the lat pulldown:
- Grip cables (or bar) slightly wider than shoulder-width
- Brace core
- Retract shoulders
- Pull weight to chest
- Avoid using momentum