Primary muscles: Triceps
Secondary muscles: Shoulders, arms
Equipment: No equipment
Exercise for the opposite muscles: Concentration curls
ONE ARM TRICEP PUSH UP INSTRUCTIONS
1. Lie on your right side with your feet, hips and shoulders stacked. Place your left palm on the mat in front of your right shoulder, and hug your waist with your right arm.
2. Straighten your left arm and push your torso up.
3. Bend your arm and lower your torso back to the mat.
4. Repeat, and then switch sides.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Keep your shoulders, hips and feet stacked and engage your core. Breathe out as you slowly straighten your arm and push your torso up, and inhale as you bend your arm and lower your torso back to the starting position.
The one arm tricep push up targets the triceps and helps to strengthen and sculpt the upper arms. This exercise also shapes and tones your shoulders, biceps and back, and helps to improve core stability and strength.
SETS AND REPS
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