Lying alternating dumbbell triceps extension exercise
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Lying alternating dumbbell triceps extension



Exercise details

  • Target muscle: Triceps Brachii
  • Synergists: None
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Force: Push

Starting position

  1. Using a neutral grip (palms facing each other), hold a dumbbell in each hand and lie on your back on a flat bench.
  2. Raise the dumbbells vertically above your body, towards the ceiling.

Execution

  1. Keeping your upper arm still, inhale as you bend one elbow to lower the dumbbell to the side of your head.
  2. Exhale as you straighten your elbow and push the dumbbell back to the starting position.
  3. Repeat with your opposite arm.
  4. Repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions, alternating between sides.

Comments and tips

Lying alternating dumbbell triceps extension video

Sources

ExRx.net, Elbow Articulations



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