Tone Your Triceps Without Equipment

From Spark People…. Click the link to see a video demonstration!

Triceps Dips with Straight Legs Exercise

Triceps Dips with Straight Legs

Starting Position
Sit on a chair or step. Grasp the front edge of seat near thighs. Walk feet forward until hips are slightly bent, legs straight, arms extended (don’t lock elbows). Keep feet hip-width apart.

Action
INHALE: Bend elbows about 90 degrees and lower hips toward the floor. (If you feel pain in the shoulders, your elbows are bent too much). EXHALE: Press up until elbows are straight, but not locked.

Special Instructions
Keep weight on your heels (toes up toward ceiling).

Muscles Worked: Triceps

Time Involved: 2-3 minutes

Body Benefit: Less arm jiggle and more upper body strength

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