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Ring Iron Cross

Alternative / Calisthenics / Expert
  • Shoulders
  • Chest
  • Traps
  • Biceps
  • Forearms
  • Abs
  • Triceps
  • Lats
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How to do the Ring Iron Cross - Learn Proper Ring Iron Cross Form

  1. Step 1: Get up on the gymnastics rings and hold yourself stable, palms facing down.
  2. Step 2: Extend your arms to each side and lower yourself until each arm is at a 90 degree angle to your body.
  3. Step 3: Hold yourself in the cross position as long as you can.
  4. Step 4: When you are completely fatigued, lower yourself the rest of the way down, and step down from the rings.

Ring Iron Cross Variations and Ring Iron Cross Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Wear a weight vest to increase the difficulty.
  2. Variation 2: Instead of holding it, perform reps of dropping into the cross position, then raising yourself back up.
  3. Variation 3: Add an L-Sit while in the cross position.

Ring Iron Cross Tips

  1. Tip 1: Use a spotter if necessary to help prevent any swinging motion.
  2. Tip 2: Use chalk on your hands to improve your grip on the rings.
  3. Tip 3: Do not try to raise yourself back up after a long hold for risk of injury.

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Ring Iron Cross Muscles Worked

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Ring Iron Cross Training Details

The ring iron cross is a alternative and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the shoulders and to a lesser degree also targets the chest, traps, biceps, forearms, abs, triceps, and lats.

The only ring iron cross equipment that you really need is the following: rings. There are however many different ring iron cross variations that you can try out that may require different types of ring iron cross equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper ring iron cross form is easy with the step by step ring iron cross instructions, ring iron cross tips, and the instructional ring iron cross technique video on this page. The ring iron cross is a n/a exercise for those with a expert level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the ring iron cross video, learn how to do the ring iron cross, and then be sure and browse through the ring iron cross workouts on our workout plans page!

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Ring Iron Cross Force Type: N/A
Ring Iron Cross Mechanics Type: Compound
Ring Iron Cross Other Names: Iron Cross, Iron Cross with Rings, Rings Iron Cross

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