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Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Triceps
Equipment: Cable
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension Guide

Main Muscle: Triceps

  1. Attach a rope to the bottom pulley of the pulley machine.
  2. Grasping the rope with both hands, extend your arms with your hands directly above your head using a neutral grip (palms facing each other). Your elbows should be in close to your head and the arms should be perpendicular to the floor with the knuckles aimed at the ceiling. This will be your starting position.
  3. Slowly lower the rope behind your head as you hold the upper arms stationary. Inhale as you perform this movement and pause when your triceps are fully stretched.
  4. Return to the starting position by flexing your triceps as you breathe out.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: You can also do this seated with a bench that has back support, or you can use a dumbbell instead of the rope.



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Review: Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension

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3/10

Mar 5, 2014 11:26 PM: I find this difficult to perform. I would rather use the high pulley.



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9/10

Feb 1, 2014 8:43 AM: Full range of motion gives real results



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Oct 18, 2013 12:05 PM: gana start these 2mor



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10/10

Jun 15, 2013 8:16 AM: Simple and to the point. Resistance works them better than DB, and you can work to failure (if that's your goal) without fear of dropping weight.



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1/10

Feb 26, 2013 1:21 PM: I tried this for the first time, nearly strangled myself when the carabiner from the rope attachment clipped onto my shirt collar on the down side of a rep. It felt like I was a dog chained to a 747 taking off. Let me tell you how difficult it is trying to unhook something behind your head that you...+See More



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9/10

Dec 2, 2012 10:54 AM: Very Good



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Review: Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension

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8/10

Jun 17, 2012 2:01 PM: Decent.



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Jun 17, 2012 1:23 PM: 8/10



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Review: Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension

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8/10

Jun 17, 2012 12:28 PM: Like it with DBs more.



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Review: Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension

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9/10

Feb 3, 2012 1:23 PM: I feel like I get a better workout/burn from this, rather than using weights.



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