🚨 How to Lat PullDown
✅ When it comes to lat pulldown, a mid grip works better in MY opinion. Wider than your shoulders’ width, but not too wide on the bar. It’s gotta feel comfortable.
🚨 But.. Why? ✅ Because this way, the exercise allows you to fully contract your back muscles, and maintain your shoulders in a safe spot. Full range of motion will definitely increase the stress on the muscles, which will grow as a response both wider & thicker regardless of the grip.
❌ A wide grip for them ego lofters: “yuh braw, you need to grip the bar at the opposing edges of the bar to stimulate that width brah.” Bullsh*t. By gripping the bar so wide, you will never be able to fully contract your back muscles at the bottom.
✅ Your shoulders won’t even be able to stay locked down, so they’ll rotate forward and completely shut down the back engagement.
✅ As a result you’ll get a bro-spotter to help you out with your struggling reps, some shoulder pain, and probably zero back development. Yeah, this is why your back is lagging.