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Tricep Dumbbell Kickback

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Triceps
Equipment: Dumbbell
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Tricep Dumbbell Kickback Guide

Main Muscle: Triceps

  1. Start with a dumbbell in each hand and your palms facing your torso. Keep your back straight with a slight bend in the knees and bend forward at the waist. Your torso should be almost parallel to the floor. Make sure to keep your head up. Your upper arms should be close to your torso and parallel to the floor. Your forearms should be pointed towards the floor as you hold the weights. There should be a 90-degree angle formed between your forearm and upper arm. This is your starting position.
  2. Now, while keeping your upper arms stationary, exhale and use your triceps to lift the weights until the arm is fully extended. Focus on moving the forearm.
  3. After a brief pause at the top contraction, inhale and slowly lower the dumbbells back down to the starting position.
  4. Repeat the movement for the prescribed amount of repetitions.

Variations: This exercise can be executed also one arm at a time much like the one arm rows are performed.

Also, if you like the one arm variety, you can use a low pulley handle instead of a dumbbell for better peak contraction. In this case, the palms should be facing up (supinated grip) as opposed to the torso (neutral grip).



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Review: Tricep Dumbbell Kickback

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8/10

May 4, 2014 1:46 PM: Great exercise, but i started with lower weights



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9/10

Jul 12, 2013 8:24 AM: Is she holding the dumbbell on the correct side in the photo? I have seen it modeled on the opposite arm.



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Exercise Rating
9/10

Mar 14, 2013 12:13 AM: Just curious how manu lbs should I use?



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Mar 8, 2013 4:13 PM: a must for every triceps workout, excellent exercise !



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Feb 27, 2013 9:47 PM: I like this workout



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Jul 22, 2012 8:03 AM: Absolutely kills the tricep, works a treat!



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10/10

Jul 22, 2012 8:02 AM: Absolutely kills the Triceps, works a treat!



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Jan 9, 2012 8:45 PM: my favorite



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Jan 9, 2012 3:55 AM: Pretty effective at the end of a workout, but it really kills my shoulder when i put the weight back down - anyone have any suggestions of what im doing wrong?



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Nov 16, 2011 11:18 AM: this workout does for triceps that hammer curls for biceps. It's an excellent burn off and go lite and to failure and keep your arms as close as you can to your sides to feel the workout.



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