Triceps Exercise Database -> Barbell Seated Overhead Triceps Extension

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Barbell Seated Overhead Triceps Extension

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Barbell Seated Overhead Triceps Extension

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Triceps

Other Muscle Groups : Shoulders

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Isolation

Equipment : Barbell , Bench

Difficulty : Intermediate

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Targeted Muscle Group

Triceps

How To Perform Exercise

The barbell seated overhead triceps extension exercise uses a barbell to isolate the triceps.

Steps :

1.) Start off sitting on a short back chair with your feet firmly placed on the floor and your back straight.

2.) Grab an EZ, Curl bar or barbell with a grip about 6 inches apart.

3.) Raise the bar to arms length above your head and then lower the bar in an arc towards the floor behind your head.

4.) Hold this position for a count.

5.) Return to starting position and repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.