standing cable flys

Muscle Groups

chest inside pectoral
Standing Cable Flys is an effective variation of the classic chest fly exercise that primarily targets the pectoralis major with added benefits of engaging the deltoids and triceps muscles. To perform this exercise, grip the cable handles with an overhand grip and stand in the middle of the cable pulleys with your feet shoulder-width apart. Ensure the pulleys are set at high points, and your arms are parallel to the ground. Now slowly bring your hands in a semi-circular motion in front of your body while squeezing the chest muscles at the top of the movement, then lower the handles back to the starting position. It's essential to maintain proper form throughout the exercise to avoid injuries and target the chest muscles effectively. Standing Cable Flys provides a significant range of motion, unlike traditional chest flys, that assists in engaging the chest muscles more effectively with less stress on the arms and shoulders. The exercise also allows using varying resistance levels and angles to target specific areas of the chest muscles. It is a great exercise to incorporate into workout routines and helps to develop a strong and defined chest. However, it should not be the only exercise in a workout routine, but rather combined with other chest exercises such as bench press, push-ups, and dips for overall chest development.