Place your forearms along a flat bench, pressed between your thighs. Your hands should be free at the end of the bench.
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Take a shoulder-width grip on a barbell and, starting with the bar resting against the upper legs, raise it from thighs to throat, keeping the bar in contact with the body at all times.
I often refer to the Triceps Pushdown exercise as the power push.
There are a thousand wrong ways to perform this exercise. Here’s the correct way – if you want wide shoulders, that is!
This exercise definitely broadens the upper back and shoulder area; it is a super upper-lat builder.
All beginners are advised to start with this exercise. It is the only way for a weak person (male or female) to hit the lower-pec line, which will then quickly make itself apparent and improve overall chest appearance.
These have been dubbed by many as the single best lat exercise ever invented! Hold on to your lats!