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2 Hand Seated Dumbbell Extension

2 Hand Seated Dumbbell Extension


Model: Monica Winn, IDFA Open Fitness Model & ALLMAX Athlete

Target Muscle: Triceps

Sit on a bench with a low back support. Sit with feet flat on the floor and the lower back firmly against the back rest. Position one dumbbell overhead with both hands under inner plate (heart shaped grip).

With elbows overhead, lower forearm behind upper arm by flexing elbows. Avoid hitting dumbbell on back of neck. Raise dumbbell overhead by extending elbows. Return and repeat.

Note if you have elbow problems you should avoid this exercise. Position wrists closer together to keep elbows from pointing out too much. Let the dumbbell pull the arm back to maintain full shoulder flexion. Back support should not be so high that it interferes with dumbbell being completely lowered (i.e. full range of motion).

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