Low Cable Crossover
How to: Low Cable Crossover
Primary Muscles Used:Chest, Pecs
Exercise Families:Transverse Flexion
- Connect the handle attachments and set the cable pulleys to approximately knee height. Stand in the centre between the cables, turn to face away from the cable pulleys and grasp one handle in each hand in an underhand grip (palms facing upwards). Take two steps forward and plant your feet in a split stance with your left foot forward and right foot back (or the other way around if this is more comfortable), ensuring that your feet are slightly further than shoulder-width apart. Extend your arms directly in front of you so that your hands are touching at chest height. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. While maintaining a slight bend in your elbows, open your arms outwards and backwards until your elbows are slightly behind you on either side of your body.
- Exhale. Using the muscles in your chest, pull the handles forward to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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