Standing Cable Chest Press

Exercise Summary
Primary Muscle(s) Chest
Secondary Muscle(s) Shoulders, Triceps
Equipment Cable
Emphasis Compound
Type Push

Standing Cable Chest Press Instructions

  1. Choose the appropriate weight and confirm the hand pulleys on each side are set at equal height.
  2. Have one foot out front for counterbalance
  3. Focus on pinching your shoulder blades (scapulas) together and keeping your core braced with your arms at 45-degrees.
  4. Push the handles together straight forward in a controlled manner keeping your trunk and shoulders braced.
  5. Pause for a second, then return to the starting position loading your chest and triceps.


  • Attempt to maintain tension throughout the full range-of-motion to maximize the exercise.
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