- Sit in machine with chest against pad. Grasp parallel handles
with thumbs up at shoulder height. Slightly bend elbows and internally
rotate shoulders so elbows are also at height of shoulders.
- Keeping elbows pointed high, pull handles apart and to rear
until elbows are just behind back. Return and repeat.
- Keep elbows raised at same height of shoulders to minimize
involvement. Thumbs down
grip may be used so shoulders more naturally assume height
of shoulders. Some machines allow for a more neutral overhand