Barbell Triceps Extension

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Barbell Triceps Extension

Instructions

Preparation

Position barbell overhead with narrow overhand grip.

Execution

Lower forearm behind upper arm with elbows remaining overhead. Extend forearm overhead. Lower and repeat.

Comments

Let barbell pull arm back to maintain full shoulder flexion. Exercise may be performed standing or on seat with or without back support. Either straight barbell or EZ barbell can be used.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

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