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Core Knowledge


Cable Chop - Stability Split Stance

Starting Position

  • Standing, in a split stance with inside foot forward, back foot directly in line with the front foot and knees slightly bent
  • Holding rope handle with both hands from high cable position


  • Pull the outside arm across the body
  • Press the inside arm across the body and out 
  • Return to the starting position by following the same movement plane
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions and switch directions

Coaching Keys

  • Fire your back glute
  • Lock in your torso and keep stomach tight
  • Maintain balance throughout the movement

You Should Feel It

  • Working your chest, arms and hips as well as challenging your stability

Tags: Cable Machine, Upper Body Push, Stability, Hip, Chest, Balance, Strength