Band Close Grip Pulldown
Band Close Grip Pulldown Instructions
- Adjust the weight on the pulldown machine to a comfortable level.
- Attach a resistance band to the machine, making sure it is securely fastened.
- Stand facing the machine and grasp the handles with an underhand grip, with your hands shoulder-width apart.
- Engage your core and keep your back straight as you pull the handles down towards your chest, squeezing your shoulder blades together.
- Pause for a moment at the bottom of the movement, then slowly release the handles back up to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Band Close Grip Pulldown Form & Visual
Band Close Grip Pulldown Benefits
- Targets the upper back muscles, specifically the latissimus dorsi
- Improves posture and spinal alignment
- Increases grip strength
- Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the resistance band or weight used
- Engages the biceps and forearms as secondary muscles
Band Close Grip Pulldown Muscles Worked
- Latissimus dorsi
- Biceps brachii
- Forearm muscles
Band Close Grip Pulldown Variations & Alternatives
- Wide grip pulldown
- Reverse grip pulldown
- Assisted pull-up machine
- One-arm dumbbell row