Tricep Cable Rope Push /Pull Downs
- Set up a cable station with a straight bar on attached to the top pulley.
- Grip the bar with an overhand grip,with your hands slightly less than shoulder width apart.
- Position your feet shoulder width apart,with knees slightly bent for stability.
- Pull the bar down until your forearms are parallel to the floor with your elbows close to your body and your wrists locked in a straight position. This is your staring point.
- Moving only your forearms, push the bar down towards the floor until your arms are fully extended and you feel a stretch in your triceps. Hold for a count of one and squeeze your triceps.
- Return to the start position moving your forearms only. Hold for a count of one then repeat.
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Tricep cable rope push /pull downs is a gym work out exercise that targets triceps and also involves abs and forearms. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Stability / swiss / exercise ball pushups / push-ups, seated single arm overhead dumbbell tricep extensions and weighted tricep dips are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as tricep cable rope push /pull downs. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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