Exercise of The Week: Triceps swing

jiggly-arms-400x400Happy Wednesday everyone! This week we are going to focus on our arms! I love finding exercises that you can do with a simple set of weights. I have nothing against going to the gym but sometimes money prevents a gym membership. That is why I try to find exercises that I can do at home. This exercise is great because you don’t need a ton of room or fancy equipment…unless you consider a 5 pound dumbbell fancy equipment. So how do you do it?

Well, it is pretty easy! Start by holding a 5 pound dumbbell in each hand. Lay down with your feet on floor and your knees bent and the dumbbells above your head. You should look almost like a straight line. Now, keeping your arms straight you are going to raise  your left arm over chest. Make sure that your right arm stays over head and remains a couple of inches off the ground. Lower your left arm back to starting position.  Do 10-15 reps with left arm, then switch sides.  That is all there is to it. Try doing 2-3 sets to begin with and you can always increase from there.

Other Exercises:
Grasshopper Push Up
Balance Fly
Plank on an exercise ball
Dumbbell Chop
Dumbbell Swing
Jackknife sit-up
Bent Over Row
30 Day Fitness Challenges:
Ax Chop
Dumbbell swing
Jackknife sit ups
Russian Twist
Just Abs Challenge
Dumbbell squat thrust

About Eunice

I like to joke that I am "a well of useless information" but for once I can share that information with people that might want to listen. I love trying new things and now I have an audience to share it with...hopefully. I hope you enjoy what you read :)

Posted on March 11, 2015, in Exercise of the week, Fitness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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