Cable Crossovers

Exercise Tips

  • Lean forward slightly
  • Control the motion- do not let the weight control your arms

Cable Crossovers

This exercise targets your middle chest and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your shoulders and triceps.

Muscle Group

Pectoralis Major (Middle Chest), Deltoids (Shoulders), Triceps


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Cable Pulley Machine

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Pectoralis Major (Middle Chest), Deltoids (Shoulders), Triceps

Equipment: Cable Pulley Machine

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Middle Chest

Starting Position: Make sure you are using a cable machine that has a pulley on each side and raise the pulleys so they are at the highest position. Stand with one leg in front of the other, knees slightly bent and grab the handles with an overhand grip. Your arms should be extended out at shoulder level, bent at the elbows.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly bring your hands towards each other until they touch. At the peak of the motion, your elbows will be close by your sides.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then inhale and slowly return your arms back to starting
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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