|Type||Resistance||Target (primary)||Triceps||Target (secondary)|
|Plane of motion||Sagittal plane Coronal plane
Main targeted muscle group: Triceps Brachii.
How is it performed?
- Hold a dumbbell overhead with your arm straight and perpendicular to the floor.
- The other hand can be used to support the arm holding the dumbbell.
- Lower the dumbbell down behind your neck without moving your upper arm as you inhale.
- Exhale as you return to starting position by flexing your triceps.
The exercise can be performed both seated and standing, but preferably on a bench with back support.
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