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Tricep Extension, Dumbbell, Seated

Type: Arms
The tricep extension is an effective exercise for developing the tricep muscles, and is performed by gripping a single dumbbell with both hands, keeping the elbows stationary and extending the elbows to raise the weight. Performing the exercise whilst seated encourages good technique. Below you'll find a video guide and step by step instructions that describe the correct technique for the seated dumbbell tricep extension exercise.
Level :  Equipment : Yes
Triceps
Core

Tricep Extension, Dumbbell, Seated Steps:

Step 1:
Take hold of a dumbbell & cup one end with both hands

Step 2:
Raise the dumbbell over your head by extending the arms

Step 3:
Slowly lower the dumbbell behind your head by flexing at the elbows.

Step 4:
Pause when you feel the stretch in your triceps.

Step 5:
Press the dumbbell back up until your arms are fully extended.

Step 6:
Repeat for the required number of repetitions.

Top Tip:

This exercise can be performed standing or sitting on a bench or exercise ball. Standing up or sitting on an exercise ball will work the core abdominal muscles harder than sitting on a stable bench.
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