Cable Triceps Extension (with rope)

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Cable Triceps Extension (with rope)

Instructions

Preparation

From low pulley cable, grasp ends of rope attachment just under enlarged ends. Raise one arm over head while turning body away from pulley. Face away from pulley with feet staggered. Position ends of ropes behind head or neck and elbows upward over head.

Execution

Raise ends of rope overhead by extending forearms until arms are straight. Lower rope attachment until forearms are against upper arms. Repeat.

Comments

Let cable attachment pull arm back to maintain full shoulder flexion. Exercise can also be performed seated on bench or seat with back support just below shoulders.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

Synergists

  • None

Stabilizers

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