Tricep Exercises

Triceps Pushdown

This exercise is the original version of the triceps pushdown.

Triceps Pushdown - Step 1 Triceps Pushdown - Step 2


  1. Stand in front of a cable machine and attach a short bar to a high pulley.
  2. Grasp the handle with an overhead (palms facing down) grip.
  3. Draw your abs in and keep your back straight.
  4. Keeping your elbows at your side push the handle down towards your thighs.
  5. Pause for a moment and then return to the starting position.


  • You may want to stager one foot in front of the other for a better stance.

Triceps Pushdown - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle: None
Equipment Type: Cable

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