These five exercises will have your triceps toned in no time! Your triceps muscle is one of the largest in your arm and one of the hardest to keep tight. Stay dedicated and work on increasing your weight. Superstar BANDIER trainer Amanda Kloots gives us the best tricep workout to get our arms super toned for summer! Amanda likes to start off with a lightweight (2 lbs) and only increase when 2 lbs are too easy! These exercises focus on different parts of your arm and muscle, getting it toned in all angles. Perform all 5 moves on one side, then move to the other arm. Complete 3 full rounds to get the best results.
In a tabletop position, pull your elbow up to the ceiling with a 3 lb (or more) weight in your hand. Extend and bend for 12 reps.
In a tabletop position, take the weight under your body, twisting toward the weight and then extend out and up to the ceiling (palm of hand facing the ceiling). Repeat 12 reps.
On your knees, have the elbow bent in and parallel to the floor. Extend straight out and back in for 12 reps.
In reverse tabletop position, lift your hips up high keeping your wrists under your shoulders. Bend down to the floor, then extend straight up. Complete 12 reps.
Lay down on your side. One arm comes in front of your belly, while the underarm wraps under and around your waist like you are giving yourself a hug. Legs are out and slightly bent. Lift up stretching the front arm and then back down to your start position. Complete 12 reps.
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