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✔️ Lat pull-down dropset

✅ Perform 3 sets consecutively.
✅ Reps 10-10-10, perform 5 rounds.


✔️ Starting position


  1. Sit on the cable row machine and place your feet on the foot rests.
  2. Grasp the double-row bar and slide your buttocks backward until your knees are almost straight.
  3. Lean backward until your torso is vertical. Your back should be straight, the cable should be pulled taut, and your arms and shoulders should be stretching forward.

✔️ Execution

  1. Keeping your torso vertical, back straight, and elbows close to your body, exhale as you slowly pull the double-row bar to your abdomen.
  2. Hold for a count of two, stick out your chest, and squeeze your back muscles.
  3. Inhale as you slowly return the double-row bar to the starting position, with your arms and shoulders stretching forward.
  4. Repeat.


🚨 Straight-back seated cable row

  • Target muscles: None; the back in general (see synergists)
  • Synergists: Middle and Lower Trapezius, Rhomboids, Latissimus Dorsi, Teres Major, Posterior Deltoid, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Sternal (Lower) Pectoralis Major
  • Dynamic stabilizers (not highlighted): Biceps Brachii, Triceps Brachii (Long Head)
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Force: Pull
how to v bar seated row
how to v bar seated row


✅ Comments and tips

  • Keep your torso vertical, your back straight, and your elbows close to your body.
  • Pull with your elbows, not with your biceps.
  • As their names imply, the seated cable row is essentially the same exercise as the straight-back seated cable row except that with the seated cable row you lean backward during the concentric phase of the repetition and lean forward during the eccentric phase. The back and forth movement of your lower back dynamically works your erector spinae (spinal erectors), which act as synergists for that exercise. Since there is no back and forth movement of your lower back during the straight-back seated cable row, your spinal erectors only act as stabilizers. Keeping your back straight also allows you to use much more weight.
  • The straight-back seated cable row is a major compound pulling exercise with which you can build serious upper-body strength and muscle mass. As with all bilateral (two-sided) exercises, you should occasionally perform it unilaterally (one side at a time) so as to develop unilateral upper-body strength and get more stabilizer muscles involved.


✅ It is very important that you exercise workout side-back muscles in addition to the muscles of the middle and upper back and shoulders and back muscles Bolts, forearms and chest Chest muscles.


🎯 The right way

1. Lift your body up to catch the bar with the knee bent back and stay arms  straight.

2. Raise your body more Top Koek bend until your shoulders up to the level of the bar with your back in a stright way.


3. Get off your arms down slowly do not go back to the starting point

✅ Common mistakes
  • Not to keep the back straight
  • Not to lift the body to the level of the bar
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