- Cable crossovers target the pectoralis major muscles’ sternal heads, found in the bottom of your chest as well as activating muscles in your shoulder and back.
- The standing Cable crossover exercise recruits the third most muscle fibres in your chest, only behind bench press and flyes.
What are the benefits of crossover exercise?
- Crossover lunges can build lower-body strength. Crossover lunges are a great strength exercise for building muscle in your lower body.
- Crossover lunges can improve flexibility and balance.
- Crossover lunges are a convenient home workout.
How do you do a crossover exercise at home?
Resistance Band Low Crossover
Wrap a resistance band around a stable anchor at floor level. Hold one end of the resistance band in each hand. Move away from the anchor until you feel tension in the resistance band. Bending your elbows, pull up until your hands are at eye or chin level.
Is crossover good for chest?
The cable crossover is often overlooked, although it is a great exercise to strengthen your entire chest and has a few perks that the bench press does not. The cable crossover might be just what you need if you don’t enjoy laying down on the bench and pressing plates, or dumbbells, up and down.