Seated Triceps Extensions

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Control the weight, especially on the way down
  • Keep your abs tight and elbows tucked in

Seated 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: Kettlebell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Triceps

Starting Position: Sit on the floor with your back straight and your legs extended straight out into a "V". Hold a kettlebell by the handle with both hands behind your head, elbows pointing to the ceiling.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly press the kettlebell straight up until your arms are fully extended, keeping your elbows tucked in.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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