Lat Pulldown

Lat Pulldown – Martial Arts Strength Training

This page looks at the strength training exercise known as a Lat Pulldown. This exercise is used by martial artists to improve their martial arts grappling strength and punching power.

Lat pulldowns work on back, shoulder and arm muscles. It gives extra emphasis to the large latissimus dorsi muscle found in a person’s back. The latissimus dorsi muscle is more commonly known as a “lat”.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For more exercises, please visit the main Martial Arts Strength Training page.

Instructional Videos for Lat Pulldowns