Dumbbell Triceps Extensions

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on balance
  • Do not dip your butt down

Dumbbell Triceps Extensions

This exercise targets your triceps and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Triceps

Equipment: Dumbbells

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Triceps

Starting Position: Lay face up with your back on the center of an exercise ball, knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and hold them next to your head, elbows bent and pointing towards the ceiling, palms facing each other.

  1. 1 Simultaneously lift both hands straight up and above your head, extending your forearms until your arms are completely straight. Make sure to keep your arms shoulder width apart.
  2. 2 Slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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