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Bent Over Cable Rear Deltoids Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back flat and in line with your head while bent over
  • Do not twist your torso when pulling your arm across

Bent Over Cable Rear Deltoids Raises

This exercise targets the back of your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Posterior Deltoids (Rear Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Cable Pulley Machine, Hand Attachment

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Posterior Deltoids (Rear Shoulders)

Equipment: Cable Pulley Machine, Hand Attachment

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand next to the pulley machine with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Your right arm should be closest to the machine. Bend over so your back is almost parallel to the ground. Reach diagonally across your body and grab the handle with an overhand grip on your left hand. Place your other hand on your hip.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly pull your arm across your body to shoulder level, keeping it straight but with a slight bend in your elbow. At the peak of the motion, it should be parallel to the floor and out at your side.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arm back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then face the other way and repeat with the opposite arm.