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Sliding Lat Pull

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muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
synergists:BicepsMuscle, TricepsMuscle, Hand FlexorsMuscle, Hand ExtensorsMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • lay on one side onto the ground or a fitness mat
  • bend the legs
  • place the supporting hand on the towel right below the shoulder
  • stabilize your position with the free hand, you can hold it to the hip

Correct Execution

  • slide your hand away from your body
  • your upper body sinks down
  • the more you slide away, the harder the exercise
  • you can feel a slight stretch in the lat
  • afterwards, slide back to the starting position
  • the bigger part of the weight of your upper body should be on the sliding hand
  • do several reps on one side
  • then, switch sides and do the same number of reps