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Exercise Demonstrations

Lying Triceps Lifts

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Lying Triceps Lifts Exercise

Starting Position

Begin lying face down on a mat, arms at your sides, palms facing the ceiling. Make sure your neck is in a neutral position.

Action

EXHALE: Keeping body stationary and arms straight (but not locked) lift the palms up toward the ceiling as high as comfortably possible. Hold for 2-3 counts.

INHALE: Lower to starting position to complete one rep.

Special Instructions

Make sure your arms stay in line with the shoulder.

Make it harder: Hold and/or do small pulses in the highest position; Don't let the arms rest or touch the floor in between reps.

Muscles Worked: Triceps