Upward Cable Crossovers

How to do the Upward Cable Crossovers


Take hold of handles attached to low pulleys. Have your arms point towards the bottom of pulleys, palms forward. Bring your arms up in an arc fashion until your hands meet in front of your chest. Reverse the movement on the way back down.
Spotter Information:
A spotter can stand in front of the individual and spot at the hands.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Chest
  • Pectoralis Major
  • Isolation
  • Cable
  • D-Handle
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
32.8 lbs9.9 43.3 lbs


What is a good starting weight?


Based on an average weight lifted of 32.8 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 16 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.



Alternatives

Workouts Plans with Upward Cable Crossovers

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Intermediate
Muscular Definition Advanced


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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.