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Triceps Pushdown

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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Triceps Equipment: Cable Mechanics Type: Isolation Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Push
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Triceps Pushdown Guide

Main Muscle: Triceps

  1. Attach a straight or angled bar to a high pulley and grab with an overhand grip (palms facing down) at shoulder width.
  2. Standing upright with the torso straight and a very small inclination forward, bring the upper arms close to your body and perpendicular to the floor. The forearms should be pointing up towards the pulley as they hold the bar. This is your starting position.
  3. Using the triceps, bring the bar down until it touches the front of your thighs and the arms are fully extended perpendicular to the floor. The upper arms should always remain stationary next to your torso and only the forearms should move. Exhale as you perform this movement.
  4. After a second hold at the contracted position, bring the bar slowly up to the starting point. Breathe in as you perform this step.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: There are many variations to this movement. For instance you can use an E-Z bar attachment as well as a V-angled bar that allows the thumb to be higher than the small finger. Also, you can attach a rope to the pulley as well as using a reverse grip on the bar exercises.

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Oct 19, 2016 10:31 PM: one of the best for triceps

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Sep 27, 2016 4:34 PM: ok

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Sep 8, 2016 7:48 PM: This exercise always kicks my ass, guess I need to work on my triceps :)

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Jul 12, 2016 12:52 AM: Why when im doing this Ex im feeling pain in my left shoulder ?!
Any help ???
or tip ??

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Jun 1, 2016 6:01 PM: i enjoyed this im in pain but well worth it

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Mar 29, 2016 5:53 PM: Uxxx

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Jun 1, 2015 3:01 PM: This is a mainstay in the tricep workout. Sometimes with a straw rope and sometimes with a metal bar.

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Mar 23, 2015 6:52 PM: I've never had any upper body strength. My arms are burning! It feels great!

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Jun 1, 2014 9:01 PM: One of my all time favorite exercise for Triceps, I almost do it 6 days a week.

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Mar 13, 2014 1:47 PM: n/c

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