What is overhead pull-down?

Overhead pull-down

  1. Tie a knot in the middle of an exercise band. Put the band over the top of a door so that the knot is on the other side of the door. Then shut the door to keep the band in place.
  2. Sit or stand with your back to the door. Hold one end of the band in each hand.
  3. Start with your arms up and comfortably apart, elbows straight. There should be a slight tension in the band.
  4. Slightly tuck your chin, and look straight ahead.
  5. Keeping your back straight, slowly pull down and back, bending your elbows.
  6. Stop where your hands are level with your chin, in a "goalpost" position.
  7. Repeat 8 to 12 times.

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