Thursday, October 15, 2015

Pull-Ins (Overhead)

Target MusclesLatissimus dorsi, Trapezius, Rhomboids, Teres major and minor
Starting Position:
1. Stand between two cable adjustable parts of a cable tower.
2. Hold the cables with the ball stops in your hands.
3. Hold each arm slightly bent above your head with your hands touching.
The Movement:
1. Keeping your arms straight, pull the cables downward to your sides until your triceps are pressed against your lats.
2. Hold for a count of two; then slowly return your arms to the above the head 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.