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Triceps Brachii

by Frankie Wythe on 26 June 2018 10:14

Muscle of the Month- Triceps Brachii

Our Triceps Brachii muscle is a large muscle on the back of the upper limb, this muscle is primarily responsible for extension of the elbow joint and also acts to extend the shoulder.

Exercise of the Month- Elbow Extension

 

Instructions: 

1) Position yourself with a stable base to lean on with one arm

2) Begin with the opposite elbow bent at 90 degrees (with or without a weight)

3) From this position slowly extend the forearm into straight position

4) Slowly and controlled move the forearm back to starting position

 

Progressions:

Use a heavier dumbbell 

 

 

Author
Frankie Wythe

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