5 Popular Attachments for Cable Weight Machines
You clip this wide leather ankle bracelet to the pulley to perform exercises such as leg lifts, back kicks, and leg curls. The ankle collar can strengthen your inner and outer thighs while you’re standing. We don’t use the ankle collar in this book, but a trainer can fill you in on the details.
Curved short bar
Some of these are U-shaped and some are V-shaped. Both varieties are used almost exclusively for triceps exercises, such as the triceps push-down.
These bars come in various lengths and are commonly used for back exercises that involve pulling the bar to your chest. You can pull these bars with an underhand or overhand grip, and you can place your hands as far apart or as close together as you like.
This attachment is most commonly used for triceps exercises such as the triceps push-down.
Straight short bar
This bar is used in triceps exercises, biceps curls, and rows. You can use this bar for the triceps push-down and the seated cable row.