Cable Alternating Seated Pushdown

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Cable Alternating Seated Pushdown

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat or bench in font of two close high pulleys. Grasp stirrup with each hand (over or underhand grip). Position elbows to side.

Execution

Push one stirrup down by extending elbow until arm is straight. Return until forearm returns to original positon, keeping elbow close to side. Repeat with opposite arm and alternate.

Comments

If seat is positioned back behind pulleys as shown, bending forward can provide resistance at top of motion. See Angle of Pull.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

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