Exercise Band Back Lat Pulldowns

How to do the Exercise Band Back Lat Pulldowns

This exercise band lat pulldown exercise can be performed by tying the elastic/exercise band around a stationary object from up close to the ceiling and then sitting on the ground with your back straight. To begin grab the two handles and bring the elastic to your side (as shown) making sure that your lats are doing the work (along with your biceps). This is an excellent exercise if you do not have a lat pulldown machine.

Exercise Band Lat Pulldown Spotter Information:

Stand behind the exerciser making sure proper form is followed.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Back
  • Biceps
  • Latissimus Dorsi
  • Upper Body
  • Compound
  • Advanced

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
43.2 lbs14.4 71.6 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 43.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 22 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Exercise Band Back Lat Pulldowns

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate
Endurance Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.