Muscles Worked in Barbell Standing Triceps Extensions
Primary muscles worked:
How to Do Barbell Standing Triceps Extensions
- Grip a barbell with a close grip, and lift it up to straight arms over your head.
- Lower the barbell down behind your head, while keeping your upper arms still and vertical.
- Reverse the motion and extend your arms again.
Standing triceps extension is an effective exercise for isolating the tricep muscle. You can also use a dumbbell for resistance, and hold it with either one or two hands.
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