The Slastix straight arm pulldown works the pulling muscles of the back without assistance of the biceps in traditional pulldown exercises.

  • Anchor the Slastix band above head height.
  • Face the anchor point with feet shoulder width apart and facing straight ahead. Keep a slight bend in the knees and hold the handles at eye level with arms extended, palms facing down. 
  • Engage abdominals and hips to maintain posture during the movement. 
  • Slowly press arms down until hands are at the sides of the hips as shown. 
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds.
  • Slowly return to starting position.
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions.