Triceps Kick-Backs

  January 9, 2014  |    Blog>Exercise

With New Year’s resolutions in full force, now is the time to take advantage of your motivation and lift weights! Goodbye under-the-arm jiggles! Turn any back-of-the-arm jiggle into toned and tight triceps with these triceps kick-backs, and stay tuned for more weight-lifting exercises!

Triceps Kick

One of the great things about this exercise is that you can use any weight that works for you—and increase the weight as you get stronger!

How to:

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  • Using a bench-like surface, position your left knee on the bench and your right leg straight down.
  • Bend your upper body so that your torso is parallel with the bench. This means your back will be flat like a table—not rounded like a kitty (although you will be one sexy one when this is through)!
    • Place your left hand on the bench for support and balance.
  • Start with the weight in your right arm.
    • At first, your arm will be hanging down straight.
  • To begin, lift your right arm up until your elbow forms a 90 degree angle.
    • Keep your abs tight and contracted!
  • Now, here’s the kickback—extend your lower arm back (hand towards the sky)!
    • If this sounds confusing, check out the picture for clarity!
  • After the kickback, return your arm to a 90 degree angle—and that’s one rep!
  • Perform 3 sets of 8-12 reps with each arm!
    • In no time, you’ll be back-of-the-arm jiggle-free! Oh yaas!

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