Isometric Triceps

Static contraction of the triceps muscle at the back of the upper arm. Used in the early stages of rehabilitation.

 

Aim:

To begin strengthening the Triceps muscle after injury.

Technique:

  • The athlete provides resistance with the other hand as they attempt to straighten the elbow.
  • Ensure the upper arm is stabilised by the side.
  • This can be performed starting with the elbow bent to various degrees of flexion.

Muscles worked:

Similar exercise: