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How to Do Overhead Triceps Extension Using Dumbbells

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Muscles Worked This overhead extension will work your triceps and also engages your core muscles.? Getting Started Start off by standing straight on the floor.?Hold a dumbbell in one hand.?You can also perform this exercise seated, but make sure back support doesn't interfere with the range of the dumbbell.? Lift one elbow up above your head. Lower the forearm behind your shoulder.? During this exercise, it's important to keep your elbow as close to the side of your head as possible. You can achieve this by crossing your other arm over your head and holding the elbow in.?Don't let it move forward or back. Perform the Exercise Now that your arm is raised in the start position, you can do your overhead triceps extensions.? * Begin with one arm raised at the elbow and the forearm resting below it.? * Extend the forearm to raise it straight above the elbow.? * Keep your upper arm stable and close to your head.? * Lower the forearm back to the starting position. Continue this movement for three sets with 15 repetitions for each arm. * For a lighter workout, use both hands to hold the dumbbell and extend your arms together.? Disclaimer:?There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/courses/get-fit/arm-exercises-with-dumbbells/overhead-triceps-extension/
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