Underhand Cable Extension 

Developing the Muscles of the Triceps

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*If a Cable Machine isn’t available substitute with laying underhand barbell extensions (Skull Crushers)

1)      Start by grasping the

Handle with each hand with your palms facing inwards.


2)      Keep your chest out and

Your back straight to

Practice proper form.


3)      Keep your elbows tight to

your sides.


4)      Begin by pressing the cables



5)      Once you’ve reached a full extended position, flex your triceps to target the muscles involved and you’ve completed one repetition.


6)      Slowly allow the cables to

return to the starting position.

*If you’d prefer exercising one arm at a time to isolate each muscle for a better targeted effect please feel free.

Muscles Worked:

Triceps (Inner head)