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Triceps Extension, Single-Arm, Side Lying

(5.00)
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Human
muscles:TricepsMuscle
synergists:DeltoidsMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (6)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution
Execution

Starting Position

  • lay on the ground sideways
  • do not rest the head on the ground
  • angle the legs a bit and slightly stagger the feet for more stability
  • place the upper hand in front of the chest on the ground
  • the elbow is bent to about 90 degrees then
  • wrap the other arm around your upper body and bring the lower hand on the hip

Correct Execution

  • stretch out the arm according to your fitness level
  • your obliques can support the exercise, this takes weight from the triceps
  • the upper body is raising then
  • do not stretch the arm fully to keep strain from the elbow joint
  • invert the motion and come back to the starting position without taking all the tension from the triceps
  • do several reps on one side
  • afterwards, switch sides and do the same number of reps

tip for the workout

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