May’s Fitness Tip with Kerry Engle, Shaker Pointe’s Fitness Director
One Arm Triceps Kickback
Follow These Steps:
Step 1: Start with a dumbbell in your hand and your palms facing your torso. Keep your back straight with a slight bend in the knees and bend forward at the waist. Your torso should be almost parallel to the floor. Make sure to keep your head up.
Step 2: Your upper arms should be close to your torso and parallel to the floor. Your forearms should be pointed towards the floor as you hold the weights. There should be a 90-degree angle formed between your forearm and upper arm. This is your starting position.
Step 3: Now, while keeping your upper arms stationary, exhale and use your triceps to lift the weights until the arm is fully extended. Focus on moving the forearm.
Step 4: After a brief pause at the top contraction, inhale and slowly lower the dumbbells back down to the starting position.
Step 5: Repeat the movement for the prescribed amount of repetitions.