Cable Bent-over Triceps Extension

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Cable Bent-over Triceps Extension

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp cable bar from medium high pulley with narrow or shoulder width overhand grip. Turn body away from pulley apparatus and position turned cable bar behind neck. Bend over downward with cable bar positioned behind neck, gripped at each side. Lunge forward with one leg. Allow elbows to be pulled back under cable resistance.

Execution

Extend forearms forward until elbows are straight. Allow cable bar to return back over neck. Repeat.

Comments

Let cable resistance pull arm back to maintain degree of shoulder flexion, dependent upon flexibility.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

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