Standing Dumbbell Triceps Overhead Extension


This exercise is very famous and really good for your triceps. You only need a dumbbell or resistance band.
Triceps B 250 Flechas
Stand in a split-stance position holding a dumbbell with one hand. Contract your abdominal muscles and maintain it throughout the exercise. Your head and neck should be aligned with your spine.
Exhale and press the dumbbell overhead. Your elbow is pointing to the ceiling and it´s straight but not locked. Maintain your balance. So, don´t change the position of your head, torso, or feet.
Inhale as you bend your elbow in a slow and controlled way, lowering the dumbbell behind your head. Do not allow the upper arms to move. Continue to bend the elbows until your upper arms begin to move backward. Be careful with the back of your head.
Try to keep your upper arms perpendicular to the floor throughout the exercise and your elbows shoulder-width apart.

17 thoughts on “Standing Dumbbell Triceps Overhead Extension”

      1. LOL. I just saw the pic and not the arrows. Please excuse the oversight. It works fine. Okay, I will try this one with light weights. I’ve had years of back problems and I’m always concerned about doing something that could cause injury.

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      2. Hehe, I´ve colored the muscles but some were not “red” enough so, I´ve tryed with arrows 🙂
        With light weights you shouldn´t have problems if you don´t do funny things with your back 😉

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      1. I love to hear that 🙂
        Be careful with the back of your head, I can´t remember how many times I have hit myself because I was thinking on whatever instead paying attention 😀
        Big hug, my friend!! Keep training and eating healthy, you´re doing great!!!

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