Tricep Exercises

Seated Triceps Press

This exercise uses a single dumbbell held between both hands to work the triceps.

Seated Triceps Press - Step 1 Seated Triceps Press - Step 2


  1. Sit on a short straight backed bench with your feet planted firmly on the floor.
  2. Drawing your abs in and grasp the dumbbell with both hands with a palms up grip and raise the weight over your head, this is your starting position.
  3. Lower the dumbbell in an arc from above your head to behind your back.
  4. Slowly return to the starting position.

Seated Triceps Press - Muscles Worked

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

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