Cross Body Triceps Extension With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Triceps


As a traditional exercise for the triceps, the cross body extension is a great way to strengthen and sculpt the muscles. This Exercise is known to be one of the most effective exercises for increasing triceps muscle strength, indirectly increasing your muscle mass, and decreasing your risk of shoulder injuries.


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:

  • Keeping your inactive side towards the door, stand around 3 feet away from it.
  • Begin by placing your active arm’s hand against the opposite chest, palm facing in.
  • With your feet wider than your hips apart and your idle hand on your hip, establish a sturdy foundation.


  • Pull your hand down and across your body until your arm is straight, while keeping your upper arm perpendicular to the floor..

Exercise Tips

  • As you straighten your arm, keep it perpendicular to the floor and snug to your body.

Exercise Benefits

Cross Body Triceps Extensions are an excellent way to train your Triceps to their full potential. With each rep, you can really feel the muscle contraction, and the pump is amazing.