Cables defy gravity and increase variety to your workout
Cable exercises are a great way to implement variety into a workout. Cables are usually attached to a type of universal machine or can be a standalone machine. Cable machines can be used as an entire home workout gym as hundreds of exercises can be performed with hand grips, bars or leg attachments. Cables are not effected by gravity and can be complementary to dumbbells.
|Picture||Name of Cable Exercise|
|Close Grip Pulldowns |
Using a narrow grip handle, put your knees underneath the pad, and lean back slightly. Pull the handle down smoothly until it touches the top of your chest. Now extend your arm...
|Lat Pulldown Using a wide bar, hold it with a wide comfortable grip, while putting your knees underneath the pad. Pull the bar down smoothly until it touches the top of your chest. Now extend...|
|Seated Row To begin the seated row take hold of the handles of your favorite bar (it could be like the one shown). Sit with your back straight while keeping your legs bent and feet against t...|
|Straight Arm Pulldowns Stand upright and grab the weight out in front of you with your arms fully extended. Lower the weight keeping your arms straight until they are just about by your side. Let the w...|
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