Tricep Extension - Free Weight
Other types of Tricep Extension: Machine Resistance Tube Stability Ball
Sit in an upright chair with a back pad, press the dumbbell overhead and straighten your arms. Feet should be about hip width apart.
Press your arms straight over your shoulders. Keep your elbows directly over your shoulders and lower the dumbbell to a 90 degree elbow bend. Return to starting position pressing your elbows completely straight.
TIP: Keep your elbows stationary throughout the exercise, as if you have a ruler between your elbows and you do not want to drop it.
Variations for Tricep Extension
This can be done in various ways to keep boredom away: on a bench, ball, kneeling, or standing. It also gives your back a gentle workout and hamstrings a gentle stretch.
You can improve your technique and your strength by concentrating on one arm at a time with this exercise.
This is a more advanced version of tricep extension, concentrating on using stabilizing muscles and increasing flexibility.
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