Exercise Guide

Triceps Extension Push-up With Chair

Triceps, Rectus Abdominis
Pectoralis Major, Lower Back, Deltoids, Glutes
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required:Bench / Seat / Table
Variations available (6)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution (Alternative)

General And Specifics

  • choose a tool, which cannot slip away or put it next to a wall
  • additionally, your core muscles should already be trained

Starting Position

  • encompass the edge of a table, chair or a weight bench with your hands, they are about shoulder wide away
  • make sure, that you cannot slip away
  • move back a bit, so that your body is diagonally to the ground
  • the feet are hip-wide apart

Correct Execution

  • brace arm and core musculature
  • bend the arms slowly and controlled until your head almost touches the edge
  • hold the elbows close the to body, otherwise the focus is less on the triceps
  • hold the back straight and the hip up
  • lower and lift the body only with the help of your arms
  • do several reps

tips for the workout

  • the strength exercise becomes easier, if you put the feet closer to the tool, impede it by putting them farer away
  • do it on your knees to make is easier
  • impede it and put on a filled backpack
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