Zak Sztor Personal Trainer & Nutritionist
Personal Trainer Randwick Exercise Of The Week Cable Triceps Extension
- Main Muscle Used: Triceps.
- Secondary Muscles: Forearms, Lats.
Personal Trainer Randwick: Each week a new exercise will be displayed on my website, including important information such as the benefits, muscles worked and considerations.
The tricep extension is a single-joint exercise that targets the triceps, the muscles on the back of your upper arm, I typically use this exercise as my finishing of exercise to give me arms a full pump at the end.
- Strength training
- Burns Fat
- Builds muscle
The Muscles Used While Doing Tricep Extension
- Secondary:Forearms, lats
How To Preform The Tricep Extension Properly
Step 1:Hold the rope attachment of a high pulley of a cable station and stand facing it, your elbows bent 90 degrees
Step 2:Without moving your upper arms (and keep your elbows in place), pull the rope down until your arms are straight.
The Correct Number Of Sets In the Gym
Muscular Endurance: Keep your repetitions greater than 12
Muscle Size (Hypertrophy):Keep the number of reps per set in the 6 – 12 range.
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