CABLE THROWDOWN

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Set up a cable station at a third of the station height, and get into a seated position in front of the machine.
  2. Take the opposite cable in each hand.
  3. Brace your abs and lie back into the rep, taking the cables out into a “Y” position as you reach the floor.
  4. This will hit everything from your rear delts to your abs, it’s a hard move, but go light in the weight stack to ensure you can perform it explosively.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Shoulders (Rear Delts)
  • Back (Middle Back, Lower Traps, Lats)
  • Abs
  • Legs (Quads)
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