Cable Twisting Chest Press

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Cable Twisting Chest Press

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat and grasp stirrup to one side. Position elbow out to side, slightly lower than shoulder height. Position hand slightly narrower than elbow width, in front of upper arm. Lean forward in seat.

Execution

Push stirrup out in front of upper chest while turning torso away from pulley. Return stirrup and torso back to original position allowing torso to rotate back until slight stretch is felt through chest, shoulder or waist. Repeat.

Comments

The effective range of motion of Pectoralis Major is only about half of what it is in non-twisting movement.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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