Originally Posted by Trevor Lane
My only advice is second hand from a pro strongman that I know, and is of course only talking about strength...
"Pullups are 100 times beter than pulldowns, weighted pullups are 10 times better than BW only, and chest supported rows are 10 times better than any other row."
Completely agree. I'd even argue that pullups with a leg on a chair/bench helping you up are preferable to pulldowns. I did the former when my wife and I did P90X, and I really think it was better than even moving the same amount of weight on a pulldown machine.