Overhead Triceps Extension With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Triceps


Overhead triceps extension with resistance bands is a compound exercise with a significant positive effect on shoulder strength and strength endurance. If you have been looking for a new routine that is going to build your triceps then this is just for you. Overhead triceps extension with resistance bands is a great exercise especially if you have been doing cable triceps extensions without any resistance.


How to perform the exercise


  • Anchor: Attach the anchor to the door at the top.
  • Bands: Attach each end of the band to a handle.

Body Position:

  • Place yourself in front of the door.
  • Stagger your stance with your back foot 1 to 2 feet from the door.
  • Maintain a straight back, a straight chest, and a straight head.
  • Your elbows should be 12 inches apart and your hands should be at the back of your head.


  • Push your hands down and forward until your arms are straight and your hands are at eye level.

Exercise Tips

  • Maintain a 12-inch distance between your elbows and do not allow them to move up or down.

Exercise Benefits

Overhead Triceps Extensions With Tube Bands is a great workout for exercising the back of the arms, and equivalent to a cable machine exercise at the gym. In this workout, the angle of your body is optimal since your bodyweight can offset a greater amount of resistance.