Cable tricep chop pivot



  1. Start with the feet shoulder width apart and toed out slightly, knees are bent and the chest remains high during the movement.
  2. Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise; This engages the nervous system.

How to Do:

  1. This movement combines a cross body tricep pushdown with a 180° step pivot.
  2. Start by turning the body 90° to the weight stack.
  3. Perform a cross body tricep pushdown as shown (for description see “tricep pushdown” in the exercise library).
  4. As the weight is being decelerated back, the outside foot comes forward and the inside foot goes out as you pivot 180°.
  5. Repeat pushdowns with pivots for the desired amount of reps.
  6. Start with weight that is approximately 50% of tricep pushdown weight to ensure control and stability. 


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