The triceps are an often neglected arm muscle, but when trained properly, they deliver significant assistance during workouts. Working your triceps can help with bodyweight exercises such as pull-ups and barbell exercises such as bench presses and deadlifts.
What muscle does overhead cable extension work?
The tricep extension is an isolation exercise that allows you to work the triceps specifically at the elbow joint. The overhead tricep extension is an isolation exercise that works the triceps just as effectively as the tricep pulldown.
Is cable overhead extension good?
The overhead cable triceps extension is a great isolation exercise to increase triceps muscle growth, elbow stability and strength, and improve pressing performance for most strength sports. Be sure to focus on a good muscular stretch and contraction, rather than lifting heavy.
What do tricep rope extensions work?
The rope tricep extension is a variation of the cable tricep extension and an exercise used to build the muscles of the triceps. Well-built triceps also have a lot of positive carryover into your pressing movements such as bench press variations and shoulder press variations.