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Triceps workout with dumbbells: tone your underarm flab with standing triceps extension





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Published on Feb 6, 2012

This exercise targets: triceps
For this exercise, you will need: two dumbbells

Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart. Your arms are stretched out slightly behind your head and are positioned close to your head.

From the starting position, lower the dumbbells behind your head in a semicircular motion. Try to lower the dumbbells until your forearms touch your biceps. Return to the starting position and repeat.

Keep your arms and elbows close to your head, in line with your shoulders.
Don't collapse the elbows and lower them towards the shoulders.
Keep your elbows in the same place during the entire exercise.
Variations: Perform this exercise while sitting or by alternating arms, using one or two dumbbells.
Use weights suitable for your physical strength. If you are using heavy weights, perform a lower number of repetitions.
Inhale while lowering the dumbbells and exhale as you raise the dumbbells back to the starting position.

Beginners: 10 repetitions
Intermediate level: 15 repetitions
Advanced level: 20 repetitions

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