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Tricep Exercises - Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extensions
Primary Muscles: Triceps Brachii
Secondary Muscles: Rotator Cuff, Latissimus Dorsi, Pectoralis Major and Minor all as shoulder stabilizers.
  1. Lie on your back holding a dumbbell in one hand with your palm facing in towards the body. Extend your arm straight up towards the ceiling. Keep your elbow soft.
  2. Bend your elbow to 90 degrees and bring the dumbbell down towards your forehead. Your elbow should stay in a fixed position directly above your shoulder.
  3. Press the dumbbell back up into your starting position.

Helpful Hints:
Do not allow your elbow to rotate out to the side as you do this exercise. Your elbow should stay close to the body. Also, if you feel any pain in your elbow the weight is too heavy. Decrease the weight and try again.

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