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Triceps Exercises


Updated August 03, 2012

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Triceps Extensions with Bands
Triceps Exercises
Paige Waehner

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A resistance band is a great tool for working the smaller muscles of the arms, especially the triceps. The key to this exercise is to find a hand position that allows you keep tension on the band throughout the exercise. The closer your hands are, the harder this exercise is.

  1. Sit tall on a ball or chair and hold a medium-tension resistance band in both hands.
  2. Begin the move with the elbows bent and at shoulder level, hands in front of the chest and palms facing the floor.
  3. Keep the hands close together in the middle of the band to keep tension on it.
  4. While keeping the left hand in place, straighten the right arm out to the side until it's parallel to the floor, squeezing the back of the arm.
  5. Bring the right arm back in and repeat all reps before switching arms.
  6. Repeat for 1-3 sets of 10-16 reps.
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