Cable Lateral Raise (pulleys close)

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Cable Lateral Raise (pulleys close)

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing two low pulleys positioned side by side. Grasp stirrups with each hand. Stand upright with arms staight down to each side.

Execution

With elbows slightly bent, raise arms to side until elbows are shoulder height. Lower and repeat.

Comments

Maintain fixed slightly bent elbow position throughout exercise. Stirrup is raised by shoulder abduction, not external rotation.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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