Close Grip Pulldown - Instructions, Variations & Alternatives
Also known as
- Parallel Grip Pulldown
- Neutral Grip Pulldown
How to perform
Close Grip Pulldown - Starting position
Close Grip Pulldown - Muscle Under Tension
Set up & Starting position (seated)
Grip handles with a neutral grip slightly outside of shoulder width.
As you exhale, pull the handles down until it touches the upper chest.
Isometric hold (optional) - Pause and squeeze the back muscles.
Slowly bring the bar to the starting position with the lats fully stretched. Repeat.