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Overhead Tricep Press

Type: Conditioning
Upper body exercise challenging the triceps and shoulders pressing above the head.
Level :  Equipment : Yes
Strength
Shoulders
Triceps

Overhead Tricep Press Steps:

Step 1:
Choose a resistance band or tubing that will provide adequate resistance for this exercise.

Step 2:
Stand with feet 2 to 3 feet apart, one foot in front of the other (like standing on train tracks).

Step 3:
Place resistance band or tubing underneath the back foot (foot will stand over the middle of the band).

Step 4:
Bend forward at the hip to reach down and grab the resistance band. Still holding onto the resistance band return to an upright position with the resistance band at minimal resistance with arms fully extended.

Step 5:
Holding onto the resistance band with both hands, bring both elbows by the ears and place hands behind the shoulders (elbows will be pointing forwards as both arms are bent).

Step 6:
Extend the right arm to press the hand towards the ceiling.

Step 7:
Hold for one second and return to starting position.

Step 8:
Extend the left arm to press the hand towards the ceiling.

Step 9:
Hold for one second and return to starting position.

Top Tip:

Keep elbows close to ears and pointing forwards at all times during the exercise.
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