Triceps Workout (4) – Triceps Pushdown

Triceps Pushdown is an isolation exercise which only the triceps muscles are the only muscle mass involved.


  1. Using a high-cable pulley, comprehend a short straight bar with an overhand hold (hands down). You could also use an angled bar (V-bar) or a rope for this workout. Tilted bar or a rope will certainly assist to reduce any kind of negative stress on your wrists or elbows.
  2. Your hands must be around 6 to 10 inches apart. Placement your lower arms so they are identical to the floor. Keep your elbows near your body.
  3. Keep your feet take on width apart and flex your knees a little. I at some time put one foot ahead to supply stability.

  4. Keep your whole body constant, currently push bench down slowly to your legs. Press downward up until your arm is completely extended with the bar near your upper leg. Do not lock your joint. Hold this placement momentarily to feel the shed (muscular tissue agreement) at your triceps muscles. Your upper arms ought to still be close to the body.
  5. Return to the beginning setting making use of the exact same regulated motion.
  6. Do 3 sets with 8 to 12 repetitions.

Using Rope – you ought to spread the rope when your arms are totally extended as seen in the above right picture.

Using V bar – The lady is actually placing one foot in front as I pointed out earlier.


  • Do not allow your arm joints stray from your body. Maintain your elbow at your side in all times. Remain standing straight up. You can make use of those equipment with back support to ensure you are standing straight up.

  • Be cautious with triceps pushdown if you have an elbow injury.
  • Wrong pose is displayed in above image to do triceps muscles pushdown.