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Exercise Demonstrations

Seated Dumbbell Triceps Extensions

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Seated Dumbbell Triceps Extensions Exercise

Starting Position

Sit holding one dumbbell with both hands behind your neck by grasping the plate and wrapping your thumbs and pointer fingers around the hand grip.


EXHALE: Extend arms straight above your head, keeping elbows next to ears.

INHALE: Lower the weight back down with contol to the starting position to complete one rep.

Special Instructions

Contract abs to avoid arching your back. Use a bench with a short back (if available) for support. Keep elbows tight near ears throughout movement and try to keep your upper arms still.

Muscles Worked: Triceps

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