Cable Cross Over Exercise Guide
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Cable Cross Over is a strength exercise that works your pecs.
Cable Cross Over is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, upper body and upper chest.
It requires weight machine to do.
How to do Cable Cross Over
When you choose to hit your inner arm, the cable crossover is a perfect workout to obtain the results you are aiming for as long as you have two cable machines facing each other.
Start off by connecting handles to the cable machines at a strong pulley point.
Place yourself in between both of the robots with your knees slightly bent.
Hold onto the handles of the pulleys with your hands faced forward with your limbs stretched out on the sides.
So gently lower the handles down into the floor before they either strike or pass over in front of you, experiencing a stretch and pinch through your muscles.
Hold this position for a count then return back to the starting position.
Throughout the performing of this exercise, grip and contract your pec muscles to make this exercise much more successful.
Learn how to do cable cross over from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for cable cross over may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for cable cross over are:
Frequently Asked Questions
Training, Progressions and Regressions
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Cable Cross Over Training and Progressions
Standards and Averages
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Cable Cross Over Standards and Averages
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|Muscles Worked||Trapezius, Deltoids, Pectorals|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy|