Overhead Triceps Extensions

Overhead Triceps Extensions


Description: This exercise works your triceps by raising a weight over your head.

Muscle Group: Triceps

Equipment: Medicine ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 day a week

Maximum Frequency: 3 days a week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Arms

Step 1: Stand feet shoulder width apart, holding a medicine ball behind your head.

Step 2: Raise the ball straight up over your head just extending at the elbows.

Step 3: Lower the weight to starting position.

Step 4: Repeat until you have finished all repetitions.

Exercise Tips

  • Keep elbows slightly bent
  • You can also use a dumbbell and do this sitting down

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