Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Pull-Ins (Behind the Back)

Target MusclesLatissimus dorsi, Trapezius, Rhomboids, Teres major and minor
Starting Position:
1. Stand between two cable flye towers.
2. Hold the grips with your arms extended, palms facing downwards.
3. Hold each arm straight out parallel to the floor.
The Movement:
1. Keeping your arms straight, pull the grips down down until your hands almost reach each other behind your back.
2. Hold for a count of two; then slowly return your arms to the outstretched position.
• Keep your wrists straight throughout the movement.
• Allow a very slight bend in the elbows. They should not be locked.
• Keep your body still and upright throughout the movement. You will need to use your abdominal muscles to stabilize your torso.