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Triceps Extensions

Exercise Tips

  • Do not arch your back
  • Do not use your shoulders or neck to assist you in this workout

Triceps Extensions

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

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
4 Days a Week


Elastic Band

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Triceps

Equipment: Elastic Band

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 4 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Portable Elastic Band Exercises - Triceps

Starting Position: Stand with one foot in front of the other about a foot apart. Stand on an elastic band with your back foot and hold the handle, palm toward the ceiling. Pull the band over your head from behind you. Your upper arm should be out in front of you at a 45 degree angle with the floor and your forearm should be reaching behind you, grabbing the band. Put your other hand on your hip.

  1. 1 Extend your forearm until until your arm is completely straight, pulling on the band.
  2. 2 Slowly bring your forearm back to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch arms and leg positions and repeat.