Straight Arm Lat Pulldown

Exercise for back and triceps

Straight Arm Lat Pulldown Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Standing, facing the high pulley cable machine, with your knees slightly bent, your torso bending over, back straight and your chest bulged. Grasp the bar with an overhand (pronated, palms facing down) grip with the elbow slightly bent.


Pull the bar towards your hips while making an arc. Contract your lats by squeezing together your shoulder blades, and then slowly come back to the starting position.

Equipment required

Straight bar, high pulley cable

Main muscles


Secondary muscles