Tricep Kickbacks

How to do the Tricep Kickbacks

Kneel comfortably on a bench with the same leg that you hold the weight with. Now with your back straight and your head looking straight ahead start with the weight at a ninety degree angle (as shown). Extend the weight keeping your elbow completely stationary.

Spotter Information:
A spotter is used to keep the partcipants elbow in the right spot, and to keep the weight moving.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Triceps
  • Arms
  • Isolation
  • Dumbbell
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
23.2 lbs10.3 30 lbs


What is a good starting weight?


Based on an average weight lifted of 23.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 12 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Alternatives