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Rope Pressdown

The rope pressdown is a single-joint isolation exercise that builds strength and muscular endurance through the triceps muscle.

Instructions

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    Facing an adjustable cable machine, grab the rope attachment from the high setting with a thumbs-up grip. Bring your elbows to your sides so that your forearms are parallel to the floor.
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    Extend your forearms straight down while twisting the rope inward so that your knuckles face the floor when your arms are fully extended. Pause, then return to the start position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Lean slightly forward at hips.
  • To ensure a healthy back, keep your chin parallel to the floor.
  • Keep your elbows stationary throughout the exercise.