Triceps Pushdown with V Bar


Triceps Pushdown with V Bar

This Tricep Exercise is one of our Cable Exercises and uses V Bar to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Triceps Pushdown with V Bar 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 V Bar
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 V Bar to isolate your triceps.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Stand in front of a cable machine and attach a V Bar to a high pulley.
  2. Grasp the bar with an overhead (palms facing down) grip and draw your abs in and keep your back straight.
  3. While keeping your elbows at your side, push the bar down towards your thighs.
  4. Pause for a moment and then return to the starting position.


  1. Try staggering one foot in front of the other for a more balanced stance.


Check out some of our other popular Arm Exercises:

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

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