Close Grip Pulldown

Exercise for back and biceps

Close Grip Pulldown Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Seated, thighs under the padded parts, the double handle grasped with both hands. Keep your back straight.


Pull the load up to your upper chest without moving your elbows away from your body. Keep the contraction for a moment before slowly returning to the initial position.

Equipment required

Lat Pulldown Machine, Lat Bar

Main muscles


Secondary muscles