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Single Arm Reverse Cable Extensions

Exercise Tips

  • Your upper arms should not move
  • Keep your elbows tucked close to your sides to isolate your triceps
  • To increase intensity, try this while kneeling

Single Arm Reverse Cable Extensions

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

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Cable Machine, Cable Handle

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Triceps

Equipment: Cable Machine, Cable Handle

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Triceps

Starting Position: Stand about two feet away from a cable pulley machine with your right foot in front of your left. Grab the handle with an underhand grip, bending your elbow and placing your hand next to your head, palm facing behind you. Place your other hand on your hip.

  1. 1 Exhaling, push the hand attachment towards the floor until your arm is fully extended.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return to your starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch arms and repeat the exercise.