Virtual Gym: Flabby Arms - Dumbbell Behind


By eDiets

Dumbbell Behind-The-Head Triceps Extension

Stand with a dumbbell in your right hand and your left hand on your hip.

Press the weight over your head until your right arm is almost straight with a slight bend in the elbow at the top position.

Do not allow the weight to touch your head or neck area.

Slowly bend your elbow, lowering the weight until your arm forms a 90-degree angle behind your head stopping before the weight touches your back.

Contracting the triceps muscles, slowly return to the starting position.

Exhale while returning to the starting position.

Inhale while lowering the weight.

After completing the set on the right side, repeat on the left side.

This exercise is not to be performed with very heavy dumbbells. The technique is more important than the weight.

You can also perform this exercise while seated on a bench.

All three exercises are considered one cycle. Beginners should perform one cycle on three alternate days of the week. Intermediates should perform two cycles on alternate days of the week and advanced exercisers -- three cycles. Wait one minute between cycles before repeating.

You still need to perform weight training or calisthenics for your entire body as well as cardiovascular exercise. However, if you incorporate the above specialty arm workout routine, you�ll see some great results.



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