Cable incline triceps extension


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Cable Incline Triceps Extension

This Tricep Exercise uses an Incline Bench and a Cable Pulley to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Cable Incline Triceps Extension Exercise Instruction Guide! 

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of Triceps Extension using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Tricep Exercises so you can immediately add to your Arm Workouts. 

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Cable Incline Triceps Extension
Main Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Push, Isolation
Equipment Required: Cable, Incline Bench

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is a variation of standard Triceps Extension and uses an incline bench and a cable pulley to isolate your triceps. It can also be performed with a barbell or dumbbells. See Dumbbell Incline Triceps Extension and Barbell Incline Triceps Extension. 

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Place an incline bench facing away from a cable pulley.
  2. Attach a short straight bar to the pulley and adjust the height so that your arms can extend fully.
  3. Lie face up on the bench and grasp the bar with a narrow overhand grip.
  4. Starting with your elbows bent overhead, press the weight forward by extending your arms out and up.
  5. Pause for a moment then return to starting position.


  1. Stay seated and keep your feet firmly on the floor throughout this exercise.
  2. Keep your elbows in a fixed position throughout the exercise.

Additional Tricep Exercises and Variations:

Check out some of our other popular Arm Exercises and Variations:

  • Close Grip Bench Press
  • Skull Crushers
  • Tricep Pushdown
  • Tricep Kickback
  • Triceps Extension
  • Tricep Dips

Now that you’ve seen the Cable Incline Triceps Extension, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises. 

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  • All Weight Training Exercises
  • Best Tricep Exercise and Best Bicep Exercises
  • Muscle Building Workouts
  • Fat Loss Workouts

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