How to do the Straight Arm PulldownsStand upright and grab the weight out in front of you with your arms fully extended. Lower the weight keeping your arms straight until they are just about by your side. Let the weight up until the weight is parallel to the floor. Repeat
A spotter can stand beside the participant and push the weight down.
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Back
- Latissimus Dorsi
- Straight Bar
Averages for MyFit UsersThe table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps||One Rep Max Average|
|62.2 lbs||10||83.8 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 62.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:
Workouts Plans with Straight Arm Pulldowns
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