Cable Rope Overhead Extensions

Cable Rope Overhead Extensions

Primary muscle group(s): Triceps

Secondary: Forearms

Attach a rope to the bottom pulley of a cable station.
Grip the rope with both hands using a neutral grip. Turn your body away from the cable station.
Fully extend your arms until your hands are directly above your head pointing to the ceiling.
Keep your elbows close to your head. This is the start position.
Slowly lower the rope behind your head, keeping your upper arms stationary, inhaling as you do so.
When your triceps are fully extended, hold for a count of one while squeezing your triceps.
Return to the starting position by flexing your triceps and extending your arms.
Exhale as you do so.

Note: This exercise can be performed seated on a plain bench, or one that has a back support You can also use a single dumbbell instead of the rope.

You are viewing the text version of this site.

To view the full version please install the Adobe Flash Player and ensure your web browser has JavaScript enabled.

Need help? check the requirements page.

Get Flash Player