Standing One Arm Low-Pulley Triceps Extensions


Standing One Arm Low-Pulley Triceps Extensions

This Tricep Exercise uses a Cable Pulley to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Standing One Arm Low-Pulley Triceps Extensions Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of Triceps Extensions 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 Tricep Workouts.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Standing One Arm Low-Pulley Triceps Extensions
Main Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Push, Isolation
Equipment Required: Cable

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is one of our Cable Exercises and is a version of standard Triceps Extensions often not considered.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Attach a handle to a low cable pulley machine and stand with your back to the weight stack, your feet shoulder width apart, and your abs drawn in.
  2. With your left hand, reach behind you and grasp the handle. Place your right hand on your left elbow for support.
  3. Extend your left arm straight up towards the ceiling by straightening your arm.
  4. Pause for a moment then lower the weight to the starting position.
  5. Repeat and switch arms.


  1. Keep your elbows close in a fixed position close to your sides 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 Standing One Arm Low-Pulley Triceps Extensions, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises.

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