Cable Exercises Can Develop Full Body Safely

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Some of you know that I prefer cables due to my low back and right hand issues.
Here are a few good cable exercises (short GIF included):

Cable Upright Row – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Side Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp cable bar with shoulder width or slightly narrower overhand grip. Stand close to pulley. Execution. Pull bar to neck with elbows …

Cable Kneeling Crunch – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Abs

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Kneel below high pulley. Grasp cablerope attachment with both hands. Place wrists against head. Position hips back and flex hips, …

Cable Shoulder Press – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Front Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit on seat and grasp stirrups from low to medium low position from each side. Position stirrups to each side of shoulders with elbows …

Cable Lateral Raise – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Side Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. With low pulleys to each side, grasp left stirrup with right hand and right stirrup with left hand. Stand upright. Execution. With elbows …


Cable Straight Back Seated Row – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Back

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit slightly forward on bench with feet on foot bar or vertical platform. Grasp close grip cableattachment. Straighten torso upright and …

Cable Reverse Fly – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Rear Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Stand facing twin pulley cablespositioned close together and approximately shoulder height. Grasp stirrup cable attachment in each …

Cable Side Bend – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Obliques

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. With side to low pulley, grasp stirrup attachment with near arm. Stand with arm straight. Execution. Pull stirrup by bending sideways …

Cable Lying Row – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Back

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Straddle head of bench and grasp stirrups on two high pulley cables. Lie on bench with stirrups in each hand and arms extended …

Cable One Arm Lateral Raise – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Side Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp stirrup cable attachment. Stand facing with side of resting arm toward low pulley. Grasp ballet bar if available. Execution.

Cable Lying Fly – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Chest

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp two opposing low pulley stirrup attachments. Lie supine on bench, in middle and perpendicular to both pulleys. Slightly bend …

Cable Standing Fly – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Chest

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp two opposing high pulley dumbbell attachments. Stand with pulleys to each side. Bend over slightly by flexing hips and knees.

Cable Seated Row – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Back

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit slightly forward on seat or bench in order to grasp cable attachment. Place feet on vertical platform. Slide hips back positioning …

Cable Twist – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Obliques

Exercise prescription

Grasp stirrup from shoulder height cable pulley with both hands. Step and turn lower body away from pulley until near arm is horizontal and straight. Position feet …

Cable Hip Abduction – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Abductors

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Stand in front of low pulley facing to one side. Attach cable cuff to far ankle. Step out away from stack and grasp ballet bar. Stand on …

Cable Standing Chest Press – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Chest

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Stand between two shoulder height pulleys, facing away from cablecolumns. Grasp cable stirrups from each side. Position stirrups to …

Cable Shrug – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Traps

Exercise prescription

Stand facing low pulley and grasp cable bar with shoulder width or slightly wider overhand grip. Stand close to pulley. Execution. With arms straight, elevate …

Cable Pushdown – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Triceps

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Face high pulley and grasp cableattachment with narrow overhand grip. Position elbows to side. Execution. Extend arms down. Return …

Cable Standing Shoulder External Rotation – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › … › Directory › External Rotators

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Stand with side to elbow height cablepulley. Grasp stirrup attachment with far arm. Position elbow against side and forearm across …

Cable Seated Fly – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Chest

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit on seat and grasp stirrups to each side. Slightly bend elbows and internally rotate shoulders so elbows are back. Execution.

Cable Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › … › Directory › Internal Rotators

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit with side to low pulley. Grasp cablestirrup with near arm. Position elbow against side with elbow bent approximately 90°. Execution.

Cable Squat – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Glute

Exercise prescription

Stand with feet shoulder width or slightly wider on platform between very low and close pulley cables. Squat down with knees slightly beyond foot and shoulder …

Cable Supine Curl – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Biceps

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit on floor with feet or heels against pulley machine. Grasp low pulley cable bar with shoulder width underhand grip. Lie back on floor …

Cable Step-up – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Glute

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Stand behind elevated platform and low and close pulley cables to sides. Grasp stirrups at each side of platform. Stand upright with …

Cable Hammer Curl – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › … › Directory › Brachioradialis

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp cable rope with palms facing inward. Stand upright with arms straight down to sides. Execution. With elbows to side, raise rope …

Cable One Arm Front Raise – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Front Delt

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Grasp stirrup attachment. Stand away from pulley slightly with arm back somewhat at side and elbow straight or slightly bent. Execution.

Cable Lying Triceps Extension – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Triceps

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Lie on bench and grasp bar with narrow overhand grip. With arms extended, position bar over forehead. Execution. Lower bar by …

Cable Preacher Curl – ExRx.net

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Brachialis

Exercise prescription

Instructions. Preparation. Sit on preacher bench placing back of arms on pad. Grasp cable bar with shoulder width underhand grip. Execution. Raise cable bar …

ExRx.net :: Cable Neck Flexion

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Exercise prescription

Place neck in harness cable attachment. Place arms on lower thighs for support. Execution. Move head away from pulley by bending neck forward until chin …

ExRx.net :: Cable Neck Flexion (with belt)

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Exercise prescription

Place latched belt on high pulley cable by attaching carabiner on belt buckle. Grasp attached belt, face away from pulley, and place head in belt loop. With belt …

Cable One Arm Twisting Push – ExRx

www.exrx.net › Exercises › Directory › Chest

Exercise prescription

Cable One Arm Twisting Push · ExRx.net > Exercises > Directory > Chest > Exercise. Cable One Arm Twisting Push. Instructions. Preparation. Sit on seat and …

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