How do you do a rope tricep extension?
Grasp the rope with a neutral grip (palms facing in) and lean forward slightly by hinging at the hips. Initiate the movement by extending the elbows and flexing the triceps. Pull the rope downward until the elbows are almost locked out and then slowly lower under control back to the starting position.
What does overhead cable tricep extension work?
Overhead tricep extensions focus specifically on the long head of the triceps. Difficulty level: The overhead tricep extension activates your core, glutes, and lower back muscles as stabilizers during the movement.
Are cable tricep extensions good?
The cable tricep extension—also known as the cable rope triceps pushdown—is an effective triceps exercise. For this exercise, you’ll need a cable pulley machine with a rope attachment, EZ bar, or straight bar.
How do you do a dumbbell overhead tricep extension?
Raise the dumbbells above your head until your arms are stretched out straight. Slowly lower the weights back behind your head, being careful not to flare your elbows out too much. Once your forearms move beyond parallel to the floor bring the weight back up to the starting position.