Fit Mom Tricep Kickbacks

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The tricep kickback is an isolated upper body exercise that targets the triceps.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Triceps

Triceps are an often forgotten muscle group. Triceps are located on the opposite side of the biceps at the back of the upper arm. Well strengthened and defined triceps make the arm look bigger and sleeker (reducing the "flabby arm" look).

Equipment Used


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Dumbbells

The dumbbell, a type of free weight, is a piece of equipment used in weight training. It can be used individually or in pairs (one for each hand). Dumbbells vary in weight from 3lbs. up to 150lbs.

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Bench

A weight training bench is a piece of equipment that has a resemblance to a normal (e.g. park) bench, but is cushioned and designed for use in the weight room.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start in a kneeling position on the bench while holding a dumbbell in one hand.

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Step 2

Raise your elbow so it is in line with your hip and fully extend your arm.

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Step 3

Bend your elbow back to the starting position and repeat.