Targeting your lower (sternal) pectoralis major, the standing cable chest press is great for improving your upper-body strength, balance, and coordination.
An isolation exercise, use the cable straight-arm pull-down to work your latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, posterior deltoid, and other muscles.
The cable wide grip upright row targets your lateral deltoid. If performed in a certain way, it can lead to shoulder impingement in some people.
The kneeling cable hip extension is an isolation exercise that targets your gluteus maximus. Your hamstrings assist as synergists.
The bent-over one-arm cable pull is great for developing unilateral upper-body strength and warming up your latissimus dorsi at the start of a back workout.
The straight-back seated cable row is a major compound pulling exercise with which you can build serious upper-body strength and muscle mass.
Learn how to properly perform the cable front raise, a shoulder isolation exercise that mainly works your anterior and lateral deltoids and upper pecs.
The medium-grip lat pull-down is great for strengthening and building your back and arms, and developing upper-body strength.
The cable one-arm reverse-grip triceps push-down is an isolation exercise that targets your triceps brachii, emphasizing all three heads of the muscle.
As with the dumbbell squat, you can use the cable squat as your primary quad-dominant exercise if the barbell squat is too hard on your lower back.
Isolate your triceps brachii with the cable concentration triceps extension, the triceps equivalent of the dumbbell concentration curl!
Work your posterior deltoids with the supine cable reverse fly! Keep your arms perpendicular to your body to minimize latissimus dorsi involvement.