How to Do One-Handed Lat Pulldown: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

One-Handed Lat Pulldown exercise technique

Muscles Worked in One-Handed Lat Pulldowns

Muscles worked in One-Handed Lat Pulldown

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do One-Handed Lat Pulldowns

  1. Sit down with your thighs under the leg support, grasp the handle with one hand, keep your chest up, and look slightly up.
  2. Inhale and pull the handle towards your side.
  3. Exhale and slowly return the handle until your arm is extended again.


Lat pulldowns train both your lats and arm flexors effectively. By training one side at a time, you are enabled to focus more on each sides muscles in turn.

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