Single Arm Reverse Cable Fly

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The single arm reverse fly is a beginner exercise that targets the posterior deltoid. This exercise is suitable for any fitness level.


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The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Equipment Used

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Cable Machine

The cable machine is a piece of equipment used in weight training or functional training. A wide variety of exercises can be performed using the apparatus.

Exercise Instructions

single arm reverse cable fly - step 1

Step 1

Start with your feet slightly wider than shoulder width, a slight bend in your knees while holding the cable handle with your outside arm.

single arm reverse cable fly - step 2

Step 2

Raise the cable across your body and up to shoulder height.

single arm reverse cable fly - step 3

Step 3

Lower the cable back down to the starting position and repeat.