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Triceps Extension With Dumbbell, Standing, Two-handed

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auxiliary muscles:Hand ExtensorsMuscle
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • pick up a dumbbell with each hand
  • the palms of your hands are placed under the upper weight plate and carry the weight, they do not grasp it
  • put the feet shoulder width apart
  • knees slightly bent
  • guide the dumbbells behind your head with bent elbows
  • your upper arms are close to the ears
  • the elbows point up

Correct Execution

  • push the weights up with both hands, do not gain momentum
  • your upper arms do not move and remain close to the ears
  • do not let the elbows wander out or backwards
  • the arms are not pushed through fully in the final position
  • let the dumbbells sink down again by bending your elbows
  • do not rest the weights on the neck
  • repeat the exercise several times for an effective triceps workout

tip for the workout

  • of course, you can also do this triceps exercise sitting, this makes the position more stable and you can avoid swinging