Tricep Push Down

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Move Targets: Triceps and Shoulders


Step-by-Step

Step 1: Wrap the band around a pull up bar or monkey bar, then band the band, not the handles. You want to feel some resistance at the top of the movement so the band is tight. Keep your elbows in the side of your body, slightly bend the knees and brace the core.

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Step 2: Hinging from the elbows, push down and back until your hands are at your sides. You must keep the elbows in close to the body to engage the triceps. Exhale during this push.

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Step 3: Raise the band back to the starting, but don't close the angle of your arms beyond the 90-degree bend. Breathing is very important during this exercise as well as core engagement.


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