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Exercise Demonstrations

Standing Chest Flys on Cable Cross Machine

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Standing Chest Flys on Cable Cross Machine Exercise

Starting Position

Select desired weight. Adjust both pulleys to a shoulder-height position. Place the hand grip attachments onto the pulley carabiners. Stand at the center of the cable cross machine, back straight, abs engaged, hand gripping each handle, palms facing outward, arms in line with chest like a "T" and legs staggered one in front of the other.

Action

EXHALE: Keeping elbows slightly bent, pull handles in front of chest, as if hugging a large tree in front of you.

INHALE: Slowly return to the start position (without locking elbows) to complete one rep.

Special Instructions

Keep shoulders relaxed away from the ears.

Muscles Worked: Chest