- Grasp handles and step forward between suspension trainers.
Position arms downward and slightly forward, nearly parallel
with suspension straps. Lean forward, placing upper body weight
onto handles with arms straight, while stepping back onto forefeet
so body is leaning forward at desired angle. Straighten body,
so torso is in-line with legs.
- Lower body by bending elbows, allowing head to travel between
suspension handles. Raise body up and back up until arms are
- Both upper and lower body should be kept straight throughout
movement. Angle of body affects difficulty of movement. See Gravity Vectors
for greater understanding of how body angle influences resistance.
Also see Suspended
Triceps Extension with Triceps Rope.
- Resistance is least when body is positioned upright, at top
of exercise. Movement can also be made easier with staggered
foot position by placing one foot slightly forward.
- This movement can be made more challenging by positioning
body more horizontal at lowest position. This can be achieved
by placing feet further back and having handles positioned further
down nearer ground.