Seated triceps press

The seated triceps press is a popular arm-building exercise that targets the triceps with a single dumbbell held by both hands, extending it up behind your head. While you can go surprisingly heavy on this movement, it is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of the upper-body or arm-focused portion of a workout. If you're going heavy, having someone help get the weight into position is a good idea.


  1. Builds stronger and bigger triceps
  2. Great way to target the long head of the triceps
  3. Can go heavier than other triceps isolation movements
  4. Performing this move seated eliminates any balance challenge and allows you to focus on the triceps

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