Standing Triceps Extensions With One Arm

Exercise Tips

  • Control the weight, especially on the way down
  • Keep your elbow tucked in

Standing Triceps Extensions With One Arm

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: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a kettlebell by the handle with one hand behind your head, elbow pointing to the ceiling. Hang your other arm straight down at your side.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly press the kettlebell straight up until your arm is fully extended, keeping your elbow tucked in.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return your arm to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch arms and repeat.
  4. 4 Fourth step.

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