Triceps Kickbacks

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back flat-do not hunch over
  • Keep your elbow raised and fixed during the movement
  • Control the weight, do not swing your arm

Triceps Kickbacks

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 one foot in front of the other, about a foot apart. Bend your knees and bend over, resting one hand on your knee and keeping your back flat. Hold a kettlebell by the handle with your other hand with an overhand grip, palm facing in. Position it just above your knee, elbow at a 90 degree angle and tucked in to your side.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly press the kettlebell straight back, extending your forearm straight back from your elbow until fully extended.
  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.

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