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Standing Two Arm Dumbbell Extensions

Exercise Tips

  • Do not swing your arms, use your upper arms as platforms
  • You should be looking at the floor throughout the exercise
  • Your forearms should be perpendicular to the ground at starting position

Standing Two Arm Dumbbell Extensions

This exercise targets your triceps and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Triceps

Equipment: Dumbbells

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Triceps

Starting Position: Stand with your left foot in front of your right, bending over so your back is parallel to the ground. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip, your palms facing you. Place the dumbbells at your sides, elbow pointing up to the ceiling at a 90 degree angle.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly extend your forearms until your arms are completely straight in line with your shoulders.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return your arm to the starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch arms and repeat.