- Stand facing between low pulleys medium width apart, grasp
left stirrup with right hand and right stirrup with left hand.
Step back slightly away from pulleys and stand upright with cables
crossed in front of hips.
- With elbows slightly bent, raise arms upward and outward
to sides in Y configuration until elbows are approximately lateral
to each ear. Lower stirrups forward and downward in reverse pattern.
- Maintain fixed slightly bent elbow position throughout exercise.
Stirrup is raised by combining shoulder
abduction and flexion.
external rotation may occur with elbows bent. Front Deltoid
assists shoulder flexion if upper arm angle is slightly high.
Rear Deltoid assists shoulder horizontal abduction if upper arm
angle is slightly low. Also see Cable
Seated Y Raise on dual pulley Cable Row machine.