One Arm Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown


One Arm Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown

This Tricep Exercise is one of our Cable Exercises and the One Arm Version of the Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown

Welcome to our One Arm Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of the Triceps Pushdown 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: One Arm Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown
Main Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Push, Isolation
Equipment Required: Cable

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is a variation of standard Triceps Pushdown and is done using a cable pulley and working one arm at a time. Also see the Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Place a cable pulley on the highest setting and adjust a stirrup handle to the pulley.
  2. Stand facing the weight stack and grasp the handle with and underhand grip.
  3. While keeping your back straight, your abs drawn in and your knees slightly bent, push your arm down until it is straight, concentrating on your triceps.
  4. Slowly return to starting position, pause for a moment, then repeat.


  1. Place your free hand across your chest or at your side to help steady yourself during this exercise.
  2. Keep your elbow in a fixed position throughout the exercise.

Additional Arm Exercises and Variations:

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

  • Triceps Extensions
  • Skull Crushers
  • Tricep Dips
  • Close Grip Bench Press
  • Bicep Curl
  • Chin Ups

Now that you’ve seen the One Arm Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises.

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