WHAT ARE DUMBBELL SEATED TRICEPS PRESS GOOD FOR?
overhead tricep extensions are an excellent way to target all three heads, and a great exercise to add to your fitness routine. The triceps extend, or straighten, the elbow, as well as aid the shoulder muscles to extend the arm. The overhead tricep extension is an excellent exercise to work this muscle.
Sit down on a bench with back support and grasp a dumbbell with both hands and hold it overhead at arm’s length Your palms should be facing inward All repetitions begin from this position
Bend at the elbows and lower the weight behind your head Push the dumbbell upward until your elbows lock out
The dumbbell is held in a vertical position Your fingers can be interlocked around the handle (neutral grip) or around the uppermost dumbbell plate (pronated grip) this exercise may not be the best choice for people with shoulder pain
Primary: Triceps brachii
Secondary: Deltoid, forearm (wrist flexors, wrist extensors)