Chest Exercise: Cable Crossover

cable crossover

Type Resistance
Target (primary) Chest (pectoralis major)
Target (secondary) Anterior deltoid
Equipment Cable
Mechanics Isolation Force Push
Plane of motion Sagittal plane, Coronal plane
Other Bilateral, Unilateral

Aka Standing fly.

How is it performed?

  • Place the pulleys above your head, and stand between them holding a pulley attachments in each hand. Bend at the hips and knees, so your torso is leaning slightly forward.
  • Bend slightly at the elbow and rotate them upwards. By moving at the shoulder joints, not in the torso or at the elbows, bring the cables together in front of you.
  • Return slowly to starting position.


single arm cable crossover

Single arm cable crossover

→ See the full chest workout here

[end]Are cable crossovers a part of your routine? [/end]


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