Cross-Body Cable Press

Exercise Machine / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Cable Machine

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Sitewide Performance

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  • 20 lb
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  • 26 lb
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Average Sitewide Cross-Body Cable Press Weight

  • 26 lb
    average weight
  • 26 lb
    best weight
  • 1
    times logged
  • #2K
    popularity rank

Average Male Cross-Body Cable Press Weight

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    average weight
  • 0 lb
    best weight
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  • #6K
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Average Female Cross-Body Cable Press Weight

How to do Cross-Body Cable Press:

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cross-body cable press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, shoulders and triceps ...more

cross-body cable press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, shoulders and triceps.

The only cross-body cable press equipment that you really need is the following: cable machine. There are however many different cross-body cable press variations that you can try out that may require different types of cross-body cable press equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper cross-body cable press form is easy with the step by step cross-body cable press instructions, cross-body cable press tips, and the instructional cross-body cable press technique video on this page. cross-body cable press is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the cross-body cable press video, learn how to do the cross-body cable press, and then be sure and browse through the cross-body cable press workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Be sure to start with your elbow bent at roughly a 90-degree angle and also raise your elbow away from your torso at a 30-45 degree angle. This exercise is different from a cable fly where you keep your arm straight throughout the movement.
  2. Use an open hand to help focus on targeting your chest, as opposed to your shoulders and triceps.
  3. Be sure to press up and across your body to really target your upper inner chest.
  4. Keep your freehand on your hip as you press the weight up.

Variations

  1. Perform with a cable pulley in each hand. Cross your hands over each other as you press, alternate which hand is on the top and bottom.
  2. Perform traditional cable flys.
  3. Perform incline cable flys.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Cable Machine

Tips

  1. Be sure to start with your elbow bent at roughly a 90-degree angle and also raise your elbow away from your torso at a 30-45 degree angle. This exercise is different from a cable fly where you keep your arm straight throughout the movement.
  2. Use an open hand to help focus on targeting your chest, as opposed to your shoulders and triceps.
  3. Be sure to press up and across your body to really target your upper inner chest.
  4. Keep your freehand on your hip as you press the weight up.

Variations

  1. Perform with a cable pulley in each hand. Cross your hands over each other as you press, alternate which hand is on the top and bottom.
  2. Perform traditional cable flys.
  3. Perform incline cable flys.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound