University Recreation


Alternating Pull-down

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Latissimus Dorsi
Secondary Muscles: Biceps
Body Area: Back
Modality Types: Machines Machines
Equipment: MARPO Multi-mode rope trainer

Alternating Pull-down

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Grasp rope with both hands
  • With left hand, pull rope down towards front of body
  • With right hand release rope
  • Repeat motion with opposite hands alternating between sides


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