Triceps Press - down


Muscles Worked: Triceps

  • Stand facing a pulley system, with a rope or bar attached to the top pulley.  Grip the bar with your hands shoulder width apart, palms facing away, keeping your elbows locked by your side. 

  • Keep your abdominals contracted, chest up and out, shoulders down and back and torso stable.

  •  Keeping your elbows locked at your side, slowly push the bar downward until your arm is fully extended. 

  • Slowly release back to a 90-degree angle at the elbow.  Perform a set of 8 to 12 or 10 to 15 reps.