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Standing One Arm Triceps Extension

This Tricep Exercise is a Dumbbell Exercise and One Arm Version of Triceps Extension

Welcome to our Standing One Arm Triceps Extension Exercise Instruction Guide! 

On this page you'll learn how to do this version of Triceps Extension using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Tricep Exercises so you can immediately add to your Tricep Workouts. 

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name:Standing One Arm Triceps Extension
Main Muscle:Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s):N/A
Exercise Type:Push, Isolation
Equipment Required:Dumbbell

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is one of our Dumbbell Exercises and is a classic version of standard Triceps Extension

triceps extension
triceps extension

To Perform This Exercise:

    1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your back straight and your abs drawn in.
    2. Hold a dumbbell over your head in your right hand with your palms facing up.
    3. Slowly lower the dumbbell in an arc behind your head, so that the dumbbell lines up with your spine.
    4. Slowly raise the dumbbell back up to the starting position, switch arms, and repeat. 


    1. Keep your elbows close to your head and in a fixed position during the exercise.

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