Standing Triceps Extension for Women

One of the best ways a woman can tone flabby upper arms is with a standing triceps extension. Learn how to do this weight lifting exercise in just three easy steps.

Assume starting position as shown by holding one dumbbell overhead.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown by holding one dumbbell overhead.

Keep upper arm stabilized, and bend at elbow to lower weight behind head.

Step 2
Keep upper arm stabilized, and bend at elbow to lower weight behind head.

Press dumbbel back up by straightening arm out; squeeze back of arm.

Step 3
Press dumbbell back up by straightening arm out; squeeze back of arm.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Lottie Olson is a nationally certified personal trainer with 10 years of experience in fitness and personal training. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Fitness Management.

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