Resistance Band Lat Pull Down Exercise

The lat pull down with a resistance band is a great alternative to the resistance machine found in gyms. It strengthens the Latissimus Dorsi muscles.

Teaching Points

  • Attach the centre of the band to a stationary object above your head.
  • Hold the ends of the band in your hands.
  • Start with your arms out in front of you, elbows straight and hands above head level.
  • Bend your elbows and pull your hands back to chest level.
  • Slowly return to the starting position.

Muscles Worked

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