The cable rope push-down is a popular exercise targeting the triceps muscles. It's easy to learn and perform, making it a favorite for everyone from beginners to advanced lifters. It is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps or more per set, as part of an upper-body or arm-focused workout.
High level of triceps activation and pump, particularly in the lateral head
The rope handle may activate triceps to a greater degree than a straight bar
Can dial in focus on long head of triceps by leaning forward slightly during the movement