Is it possible to work lats with dumbells?

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  1. Evaka

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    I suppose if you hung upside down you could do it easily
     
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    Damn, thats what I thought. :(
     
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    one armed rows?
     
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    never done rows on a bench before?
     
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    yep, rows. personally I like to do them with just my hand on the bench

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    in addition to adduction...the lats also do extension, internal rotation, and horizontal abduction...so you could use dumbells for extension but and some other movements if you're creative..but you wouldn't be getting as powerful of a contraction as with pull downs
     
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    Lat pullover + 1-arm rows
     
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    +1 for 1-arm rows.
     
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    Are they as effective as lat pulldowns?
     
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    pullups > pulldowns
     
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    DB rows...
     
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