Cable Standing Cross Row

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Cable Standing Cross Row

Instructions

Preparation

Stand between two shoulder-high cable pulleys (adjustable cross-over machine). Grasp right stirrup with left hand and left stirrup with right hand. Step back until cables are angled back 30° to 45°. Position both elbows at height of shoulders, one over other.

Execution

Pull both cable attachments by moving elbows back to sides. Keep upper arms horizontal, perpendicular to trunk. Return and repeat.

Comments

Latissimus Dorsi becomes involved if elbows drop below shoulders.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

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Target

Synergists

Dynamic Stabilizers

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