Angled Cable Triceps Extension

How to do the Angled Cable Triceps Extension

Stand in between two high pulleys with single handles. Grasp the right handle with your left hand and the left handle with your right hand. Hold the handles in front of your chest so that your elbows are pointing to the floor at an angle. Keep the upper arms rigid and extend your arms. Return your arms to the beginning position by slowly bringing hte handles back to your chest.

Spotter Information:
A spotter can stand in front of the individual and spot at the hands.

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

  • PRIMARY: Triceps
  • Arms
  • Isolation
  • Cable
  • 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
35.2 lbs9.2 45.7 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 35.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 18 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Angled Cable Triceps Extension

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Muscular Definition Intermediate

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