Seated Dumbbell Triceps Extensions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff.

Sitting and you take th dumbbell your your two hands behind your neck :

  • Inhale and make an extension with your arms

  • Exhale at the end of the movement

The vertical position of the arm streches the long head of the triceps to have a good contraction during work.

Note : The three head’s fiber of triceps muscles fit into a tendinous plate which is attached by a tendo to the olecranon. When triceps contract, the tendinous plate into the head’s fibers like a wooden plate sinking into butter. Contracted muscle protrudes from the tendon plate creating this « horseshoe » form.


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