Tricep Exercises

Standing Towel Triceps Extension

This exercise requires another person and uses manual resistance, or your bodys own weight to build muscle.

Standing Towel Triceps Extension - Step 1 Standing Towel Triceps Extension - Step 2


  1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your back straight and your abs drawn in.
  2. Hold a towel or rope facing up behind and in back of your head.
  3. Have a partner hold the towel taught during the exercise so the resistance is constant.
  4. Lower your forearms down until they reach your biceps, then slowly raise your arms back up to starting position.


  • Keep your elbows close to your head during the exercise.

Standing Towel Triceps Extension - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle: None
Equipment Type: Body Only

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