Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension
This exercise involves kneeling on a cable machine and using a rope attachment to perform triceps extensions. The movement involves extending the arms behind the head while keeping the elbows close to the ears. This exercise targets the triceps muscles and can help improve arm strength and definition.
Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension Instructions
- Attach a rope or cable to a high pulley machine.
- Kneel down in front of the machine and grab the rope with both hands, palms facing down.
- Bring your hands to the back of your head, keeping your elbows close to your ears.
- Extend your arms upwards, straightening your elbows and contracting your triceps.
- Slowly lower the rope back down to the starting position, keeping your elbows close to your ears.
- Repeat for desired number of repetitions.
Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension Form & Visual
Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension Benefits
- Targets the triceps muscles, helping to tone and strengthen them
- Improves overall arm strength and definition
- Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
- Can be easily modified to increase or decrease resistance, making it suitable for all fitness levels
- Requires minimal equipment and can be done at home or in the gym
Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension Muscles Worked
- Triceps brachii
Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension Variations & Alternatives
- Single Arm Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension
- Reverse Grip Cable Kneeling Triceps Extension
- Standing Cable Triceps Extension
- Overhead Cable Triceps Extension
- Close Grip Cable Triceps Extension