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Cable Pushdown (Straight Arm) 101 Video Tutorial

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Cable Pushdown (Straight Arm)
Cable Pushdown (Straight Arm)

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Lats

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Pull (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Cable Machine

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

None

Alternatives

None

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The cable pushdown (straight arm) is an exercise targeting the latissimus dorsi muscles (lats) It is performed by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and holding a cable attachment in each hand. Your arms should be extended in front of you with your palms facing down. Keeping your elbows straight, slowly lower the cables down to your sides until they are just above your waist. Pause for a second, then slowly raise the cables back to the starting position. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions. The cable pushdown (straight arm) is a great exercise for building muscle mass and strength in the lats. It can also be used to improve your grip strength.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

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