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Triceps Extension With Towel

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auxiliary muscles:DeltoidsMuscle
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength - isometric
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • pick up a towel
  • hold it at one end and guide the arm up, so that the towel hangs down your back, your arm is bent
  • the forearm is arranged behind your head, the elbow points up
  • grasp the other end of the towel behind the back with the free hand
  • your feet are hip width apart, your posture upright

Correct Execution

  • stretch out the upper arm almost fully, the opposite arm gives you resistance
  • hold against the movement of the upper arm, you choose how intensive you want to work out
  • the upper arms are inactive
  • invert the motion and pull the towel down again slowly
  • switch sides and repeat several times

tip for the workout

  • you can work out isometrically, if you constantly hold the tension in the lower arm