Seated Tricep Kickback


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Seated Tricep Kickback

This Tricep Exercise is a Uses a Dumbbell and Kickback Motion to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Seated Tricep Kickback Exercise Instruction Guide! 

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of the Tricep Kickback 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. 

Have you checked out our list of the Best Tricep Exercises yet? See if this Tricep Exercise made the list. 

Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Seated Tricep Kickback
Main Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Push, Isolation
Equipment Required: Dumbbell, Bench

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is a variation of the Tricep Kickback and also uses a dumbbell and kickback motion to isolate your triceps. 

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Sit on the edge of a bench with your feet flat on the floor and a dumbbell in your right hand.
  2. Bring your right arm up to your side so that your biceps and triceps are are almost parallel to the bench. Keep your elbow at this height throughout the exercise.
  3. While keeping your left arm vertical, press your right arm back by extending your arm and bending at the elbow.
  4. Return to the starting position, repeat for the prescribed number of reps, and switch arms.


Focus on keeping your elbow 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 Seated Tricep Kickback, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises. 

Final Related Pages:

Or, check out these other pages of interest:

  • Weight Training Exercises Main Page
  • Tricep Exercises Main Page 
  • Tricep Workouts and Bicep Workouts
  • Best Tricep Exercises
  • Barbell Exercises / Body Weight Exercises / Cable Exercises / Dumbbell Exercises

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