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Overhead Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Triceps strengthening

Coach's Tips

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How to

Starting Position

1. Make sure to keep your elbows close to your body throughout the entire movement. 2. Control the dumbbells throughout the entire movement. 3. Avoid locking out your arms at the top of the movement. 4. Avoid using momentum to lift the dumbbells.

Proper Form

1. Keeping your elbows close to your body, lift the weights up towards your chest. 2. Extend your arms to lift the dumbbells above your head. 3. Slowly lower the dumbbells back to your chest, keeping your elbows close to your body. 4. Repeat the movement for desired number of repetitions.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lift the dumbbells up to your chest. 2. Exhale as you extend your arms and lift the dumbbells above your head. 3. Inhale as you lower the dumbbells back to your chest.

Precautions

1. Begin by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand. 2. Place the dumbbells in front of your thighs with your palms facing each other.

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