Lying Triceps Extension

This week Coach Alyssa & the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is showing us how to do a Lying Triceps Extension to keep us on the path to get Sexy Summer Arms!

Check out this video with Coach Alyssa to see how to do this exercise: all you need is 2 dumbbells and a mat!

This exercise focuses on the triceps muscles.

– Lie on your back on the floor with knees bent and lower back pressing into the floor.  – -Have 2 dumbbells in your hands directly in front of you with elbows fully extended.  Palms should be facing each other. with elbows tucked in.

– Begin by bending the elbows and lowering the dumbbells toward the top of your head  Make sure the shoulders do not move.

– Stop when your elbows are at a 90 degree angle.  Return the dumbbells to the starting position by straightening your elbows.

Do 2 sets of 12 repetitions