Fitness Tips with Chrissy Zmijewski: Lat Pull down

May 21, 2011 by  
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Chrissy Zmijewski ( demonstrates how to more fully engage the lat muscles during a lat pull down.

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15 Responses to “Fitness Tips with Chrissy Zmijewski: Lat Pull down”
  1. alex6996able says:

    Have you ever heard of Scott Abel? There’s a contradiction in your’s and his training methodology? Just an FYI….if you want to check it out…

  2. alex6996able says:

    Thank you for all your great TIPS!

  3. ChrisZFit says:

    @unixrat Happy to help! Glad it’s working!

  4. unixrat says:

    Just incorporated this into mine, finally feeling like I’m really hitting those lat pull downs. Thanks!

  5. 1129buttons says:

    @xHOTDAMNxHBx Or maybe she reads a lot plus actual gym experience.

  6. justaoldslave says:

    Thanks Chrissy, Great job. And beautiful smile.

  7. maxsentramax says:

    only looks like your rhomboids are contracting not your lats, i think to really target your lats you have to use underhand close grip and have a little more arch in back and to look up a little more up so that way you can have a longer range of motion well at least according to dorain yates who arguably had one of the best back in the world

  8. xHOTDAMNxHBx says:

    You had a great trainer. Now you’re passing that information on to others in a great and easy to understand way.

  9. teddyboysmith2 says:

    this is actually the correct way to do lat pulldown its a 2 part move! u dont see many people explaining to do it this way! nice job!

  10. fitcanuck says:

    I have been following your advice on the lat pulldowns. Those two suggestions have been great, I really feel the lats doing the work.

    Thanks so much!

  11. Maxhcc says:

    This is great!!

  12. foxycocobrown says:

    You are awesome, Chrissy. First and foremost you are a teacher…very articulate…great demonstrations. Your website very informative too!

  13. CDbythecross says:

    Great information Chrissy.
    I’ve been using that lat pulldown motion for years and it works wonders.

  14. VelikajaKatja says:

    Hi Chrissy, I just got back from the gym, and I tried both of the exercises and I THINK I followed your directions well, but after the few first reps (like 5), I didn’t feel anything in my lats anymore, but felt it in the triceps :S is that normal or am I doing something wrong? I tried with lighter weights but it seems too light, and the next one is too heavy…I do 3 sets of 12/15 reps…is there anything I can do to make it in the lats? am I doing something wrong? thanks and have a good day!

  15. Dreamer4Life777 says:

    Thank you for the great tip…this is Kai by the way!!! I was wondering if you could make a video on triceps.

    Thank you

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