What muscles are used in cherry pickers?
- Primary Muscle Groups: Side Shoulders, Front Shoulders, Rear Shoulders.
- Secondary Muscle Groups: Wrist Flexors, Traps (neck)
Why do they call it a cherry picker?
As the name suggests, cherry pickers were initially developed to facilitate the picking of cherries. Jay Eitel invented the device in 1944 after a frustrating day spent picking cherries using a ladder.
What are cherry pickers good for?
- Building Maintenance. A building which needs cleaning or painting will require those given the task to work at height and often at awkward angles.
- Servicing of telephone and electricity poles.
- Filming events such as large sporting competitions.
- Fire services.
- Picking Fruit.