I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff.
Sitting at the machine with your knees under the pads:
Inhale and bring the handle back to the sternum by swelling your chest and tilting your back slightly
Exhale at the end of the movement
This exercise works the latissimus dorsi and teres major.
This exercise works a little bit the rhomboid, trapezius and posterior deltoid when the shoulder blades get closer.
Generally, all « Pull » exercises work the biceps and anterior brachialis. This movement with the semi-pronated grip work especially the brachioradialis.
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