Straight Arm Push Down

This exercise for strengthening the Lats and also works the Triceps.


  1. Grasp wide grip pull down bar with a wide grip so your hands are on the portion of the bar which curves down.
  2. Stand erect with your abs drawn in.
  3. Keeping a slight bend in your elbows and your wrist steady pull the bar down from the starting position to your upper thighs.
  4. With a controlled motion bring the bar back up to starting position.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.