Triceps Exercises

How to Do a Side Plank with Triceps Extension

Looking for a triceps exercise that tests your balance while strengthening your upper arm muscles? Try this side plank with a triceps extension. Remember to keep your movement slow and steady for the best results.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by supporting your weight on your left forearm and sides of feet.

Step 2

Hold this position throughout the entire exercise.

Step 3

Straighten out your arm and contract your triceps muscle.

Step 4

Bend your elbow and return to start position.

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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.