Freemotion Tricep Extension

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Freemotion Tricep Extension

Each freemotion tricep 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 this freemotion tricep extension.

Beginning

Beginning Freemotion Tricep Extension

1. Grasp the handles in both hands and sit with your back to the Free Motion machine.

2. You have two options for stance with your feet side-by-side in front of you or with one foot in front of you and the other slightly off to the side for increased stability.

3. Your palms should be facing inward, and your upper arms should be in line with your shoulders, parallel to the ground. Your elbows will be bent at 90 degrees with your forearms perpendicular to the ground. This is the start position.

Movement

Freemotion Tricep Extension Movement

1. Draw up your spine and make sure that your head, shoulders, and hips are in line.

2. Pull your shoulders back and down and tighten your abdominals to help keep your body in alignment, then extend your elbows until your arms are fully straightened so that they are at shoulder height, and parallel to the ground.

3. Return to the start position slowly and in a controlled manner, and repeat for the required number of repetitions.

4. Make sure that your upper arms remain stationary throughout the exercise. Only your forearms should be moving. Your elbows should not flare out. Be careful not to arch or round your spine. It's important you maintain a strong, straight back.

Benefits

Freemotion Tricep Extension Benefits

You can perform this exercise at home or in the gym.

This exercise will build strength in your triceps, the muscles in the back of your upper arm, giving you shape and definition.

Your shoulders, forearms, and biceps muscles in the front of your upper arm will also be activated to hold your arms in position as you perform the exercise. Your core will also be activated to support your back and spine.

Exercise Aliases

Free Motion Machine Exercises, Cable Extension Exercise, Arm Extensions Exercise

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