University Recreation


Tricep Kickbacks

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Triceps
Secondary Muscles: Deltoids
Body Area: Legs, Arms
Modality Types: Machines Machines, Free Weights Free Weights
Equipment: Dumbbells, Precor DB Bench

Tricep Kickbacks Tricep Kickbacks

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Bend waist to 90 degrees and place one hand on a flat bench for support
  • Hold a dumbbell in your other hand and position your upper arm parallel to the floor making sure to keep your elbow at your sides
  • Your elbow should be bent at 90 degrees
  • With palm facing in, press the dumbbell back until extended
  • Squeeze your triceps at full extension and then lower weight slowly to starting position
  • Switch sides and repeat
  • You can also do this exercise using a ball or cables


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