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Single Arm Tricep Extension

Key Points:

  • Adjust the cable to the top, hold the grip and have your elbow in front of you.
  • Start by extending your elbow until it's straightened.
  • Then slowly retract to the start position and repeat.

Common Mistakes:

  • Using excessive momentum.
  • Allowing the elbow to move around too much.
  • Upper body swaying.

Where you should 'feel it':

Primary Muscles:
Secondary Muscles:
Muscle diagram with the following muscles highlighted Triceps,

Similar Exercises

Adjust the cable to be as high as possible and hold the grip in one hand. Position your elbow in front of your hip and start with an arm bend of 45 degrees.

Start by extending the elbow until its straightened then slowly retract back to the start position. Keep your elbow in a fixed position and your torso should remain still throughout. Repeat for the desired amount of repetitions then switch sides.

Avoid using excessive momentum and allowing your elbow to move around too much.

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