Lever Triceps Extension

Classification

Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with arm pads apart to sides. Slide arm pads closer together to sides of the chest. Grasp handles and places back of upper arms on padding.

Execution

Push the lever down until arms are fully extended. Return until forearms contact upper arms. Repeat.

Comments

To position elbows higher than the shoulder, position seat lower. To position elbows lower than shoulders, position seat higher. Also, see Lever Triceps Extension on alternative apparatus.

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

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