How to Do Alternating Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension
The alternating dumbbell lying triceps extension should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the alternating dumbbell lying triceps extension.
Beginning Alternating Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension
Begin by lying down on a flat bench with your feet on the floor in front of you and a dumbbell in each hand in a neutral grip elevated above your head.
Alternating Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension Movement
1. With dumbbells in each hand and your arms fully stretched overhead, lie back on a bench.
2. Lower the other weight by bending at the elbow until it's just over your shoulder, while keeping one dumbbell stable.
3. After a brief pause, contract the triceps and extend the arm back to the starting position.
Alternating Dumbbell Lying Triceps Extension Benefits
The lying triceps extension is a great way to strike all three triceps heads.