Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extension

Free Weights / Beginner

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 31.33 lb
    average weight
  • 90.00 lb
    best weight
  • 64
    times logged
  • #101
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extension Weight

  • 48.59 lb
    average weight
  • 90.00 lb
    best weight
  • 45
    times logged
  • #97
    popularity rank

Average Male Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extension Weight

  • 11.19 lb
    average weight
  • 35.00 lb
    best weight
  • 13
    times logged
  • #142
    popularity rank

Average Female Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extension Weight

How to do the Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extension:

Muscles Worked

Triceps primary Muscles diagram

Details

The overhead dumbbell tricep extension is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the triceps and to a lesser degree also targets the ...more

The overhead dumbbell tricep extension is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the triceps and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only overhead dumbbell tricep extension equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells and flat bench. There are however many different overhead dumbbell tricep extension variations that you can try out that may require different types of overhead dumbbell tricep extension equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper overhead dumbbell tricep extension form is easy with the step by step overhead dumbbell tricep extension instructions, overhead dumbbell tricep extension tips, and the instructional overhead dumbbell tricep extension technique video on this page. The overhead dumbbell tricep extension is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the overhead dumbbell tricep extension video, learn how to do the overhead dumbbell tricep extension, and then be sure and browse through the overhead dumbbell tricep extension workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. To reduce risk of injury, use a spotter to hand you the dumbbell.
  2. Use a lower weight resistance until your triceps are stronger to avoid injury.
  3. Only do this exercise seated if you have back problems.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise in a standing position.
  2. Place a dumbbell in one hand and alternate sides.
  3. Use an E-Z bar instead of a dumbbell.
  4. Use a pulley machine instead of a dumbbell.

Other Names

  • Seated Dumbbell Tricep Press

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

1 Review

  • Glazer
    about 1 year ago
    #

    Good exercise but can put strain on elbows.

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. To reduce risk of injury, use a spotter to hand you the dumbbell.
  2. Use a lower weight resistance until your triceps are stronger to avoid injury.
  3. Only do this exercise seated if you have back problems.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise in a standing position.
  2. Place a dumbbell in one hand and alternate sides.
  3. Use an E-Z bar instead of a dumbbell.
  4. Use a pulley machine instead of a dumbbell.

Other Names

  • Seated Dumbbell Tricep Press

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation