Triceps Pushdown with Rope


Triceps Pushdown with Rope

This Tricep Exercise is one of our Cable Exercises and uses a Rope to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Triceps Pushdown with Rope Exercise Instruction Guide!

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

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Triceps Pushdown with Rope
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 variation of standard Triceps Pushdown. During this weight lifting exercise, you’ll be using a rope to isolate your triceps.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Stand in front of a cable machine and attach a rope to a high pulley.
  2. Grasp the rope with an overhead (palms facing down) grip.
  3. Draw your abs in and keep your back straight.
  4. While keeping your elbows at your side, push the rope down towards your thighs.
  5. Split the rope apart at the bottom of the movement and pause for a moment before returning to the starting position.


  1. Try staggering one foot in front of the other if you are having trouble keeping your balance.


Check out some of our other popular Arm Exercises:

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

Now that you’ve seen the Triceps Pushdown with Rope, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises.

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