Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Overhead Tricep Extension

The seated overhead tricep extension is the last in the series of seated exercises.

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  • Sit on a bench or chair with back support, holding a dumbbell in each hand, or one dumbbell with both hands.
  • Extend your arms fully and raise the dumbbell(s) overhead.

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  • Lower the dumbbells behind your head, bending at the elbows. Keep your elbows steady.
  • Stop just shy of the dumbbell touching your neck. Make sure you are keeping your head and neck in line with your back.
  • Pause for one second, then extend your arms back to the starting position overhead.
  • Repeat for 10-12 reps. Complete three full sets of reps.

Please speak to your provider before starting any new exercise regimen.

dsc_0323    –Dr. Courtney

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