Seated EZ-Bar Overhead Triceps Extension

The seated EZ-Bar overhead triceps extensions help increase strength and muscle growth of the triceps muscles. Using a narrow grip allows you to focus on the outer part of the triceps.


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    Sit on a bench holding a loaded EZ-Bar in your lap with a medium grip. Lift the EZ-bar directly over your head with arms fully extended. You may also have a partner hand you the bar in the starting position.
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    Keeping upper arms stationary, bend your elbows and lower the EZ-Bar toward the ground. Stop just shy of the EZ-Bar touching your neck. Pause in the bottom position and extend arm back to the starting position by contracting the triceps.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Brace core throughout duration of exercise.
  • Do not let your elbows flare outward.