Cable overhead triceps extension

The cable overhead triceps extension is a cable exercise performed in a seated position, targeting the triceps muscles. While it hits all three heads of the triceps, the overhead position helps to target the long head in particular. The seated position helps eliminate the use of momentum. It is usually performed for moderate to high reps as part of the arm-focused portion of a workout.

Benefits

  1. Builds strength and size in the triceps
  2. Great move to focus on the mind-muscle connection with light to moderate weight
  3. The cables provide constant tension on the muscles
  4. Targets the long head of the triceps
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