Standing Incline Cable Fly Low to High

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Incline Cable Fly Low to High

The standing incline cable fly low to high should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the standing incline cable fly low to high.

Beginning

Beginning Incline Cable Fly

1. Place the cable handles level with the area between your knees and hips, and firmly grab each one. To stabilize your spine, tighten (“brace”) your abdominal muscles and avoid arching your low back during the activity.

2. Until your elbows are fully extended, press both arms down and in front of your body to a position just over chest level.

Movement

Incline Cable Fly Movement

1. To stabilize oneself and align your trunk vertically, assume a staggered-stance position (i.e., walking position with one leg forward). Allow your arms to slowly open to the sides, sliding downward and outward. Maintain a modest bend in your elbows, a neutral wrist position (wrists aligned in a straight line with forearms), and don't let your hands go past your body's midline (level of your armpit).

2. Squeeze your chest muscles gently and slowly to pull your arms forward until they are level with your face or above your head. Throughout the exercise, keep your elbows slightly bent, your wrists neutral, and your trunk vertically aligned.

3. Pause for a time, then slowly return to your starting posture, allowing your arms to slowly and steadily glide back outwards. Throughout the exercise, keep your elbows slightly bent, your wrists neutral, and your trunk vertically aligned. Rep the movement once more.

Benefits

Incline Cable Fly Benefits

Cables, unlike dumbbells, maintain consistent tension even during maximal contraction.

For dropsets, you can quickly switch weights.

The upper pectoral muscles are targeted by the resistance line created by the wires.

Stretches the chest muscles as they are loaded, which might result in more muscular building.

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