One arm Cross Cable Laterals Exercise


Why is One Arm Version of Cable so Effective?

One arm cross cable laterals is an excellent exercise to build the outer head of deltoids. Check the correct technique and blast your delts now.

Cable Laterals provides constant tension throughout the exercise and also isolates the target area better.

Many bodybuilders therefore prefer them as isolation exercises.


To Isolate and Build the outer head of deltoids.


This exercise is done with a cable on a floor pulley one arm at a time.



  1. Grab the handle of a low floor pulley with one hand.
  2. Now extend your arm outward and upward until it is higher than the shoulders.
  3. Through the movement twist your hands so that the thumbs lies at lower level.
  4. Repeat with the other side to finish off.

Points to Remember

  • Keep the motion steady & avoid jerky movements
  • Exhale while you exert.
  • Bending slightly forwards additionally works on rear delts.

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