Pivot Tricep Rope Extension to Woodchopper

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Pivot Tricep Rope Extension to Woodchopper

The pivot tricep rope extension to woodchopper should begin with a 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 pivot tricep rope extension to woodchopper.

Beginning

Beginning Tricep Rope Extension

1. Maintain good posture with shoulder blades back and down and good stability through the abdomen.

2. Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise; This engages the nervous system.

3. Position the feet wider than the width of the shoulders.

4. Choose a rope attachment to allow for the appropriate grip and to allow the wrists free range of motion (as shown).

Movement

Tricep Rope Extension Movement

1. The feet begin together.

2. Start with the hands by the shoulder nearest to the stack of weights, elbows flexed.

3. This exercise should facilitate every link of the kinetic chain (in other words, movement from every joint - this exercise should 'flow').

4. Take a step to the side slightly wider than shoulder width.

5. Perform wood chop tricep pattern (see regression for description).

6. Once the hands come back to start position, step feet together.

7. Rotate the body and face opposite direction, pivot feet and step to the side with the opposite leg (as shown).

8. Perform wood chop tricep pattern on the 'new' side and repeat side to side.

9. Ensure that the 'trail' leg (the leg closest to the stack of weights) pivots on the ball of the foot and allows for hip rotation, if not too much stress from twisting is placed on the lower back.

Benefits

Tricep Rope Extension Benefits

Tricep extensions are a great way to strengthen and sculpt your upper posterior arm muscles. There are a few different kinds to test. Your triceps are activated whenever you utilize your arms. Building strong arms, including the triceps, can help you become more functional and stronger in your daily chores.

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