Treat The Pull Like the Push

The pull is generally the easier part of the machine to perform in comparison to the push. Just cause it’s easier doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its challenges, particularly the initial pull when lifting the weight.

Most people treat it like an actual pull, where they use their arms and back muscles to pull like it’s a rowing exercise. The issue with that is you end up yanking at the weight, pulling yourself taller and taller. And if you’re a lightweight, you’re definitely getting pulled into a taller position.

You need to think about the pull differently. You need to think of it like a push but in the opposite direction.

Check out the video below to learn how to treat the pull like a push:


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