Standing Triceps Extension With Bands

Exercise / Triceps


Standing triceps extension with bands are a great exercise to perform for triceps, especially if you need to isolate the triceps muscles to tone them. You can use these bands to help work on your balance, to make the move easier, or harder. The standing triceps extension with bands are a great way to work your triceps.


How to perform the exercise


  • Anchor: Secure the resistance band to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.
  • Bands: If you use resistance Tube: Attach a closed ankle strap to each end of the band and grip the loop of a strap with each hand. Your fingers should be inside the loop, and thumb on the outside. If you use Toning Resistance Tube with handles : Grip the Tube with each hand, your fingers should be inside the handles, thumb on the outside.

Body Position:

  • Stand 3 to 4 feet away from the door. Keeping back neutral, chest up, and bend slightly forward around 30 degree at your waist.
  • Start with your upper arms slightly away towards forward from your body.
  • Elbows tight in straight line to the floor, parallel to the door and hands at chest height, with palms facing in.


  • Push your hands down until they are right in front of your thigh, and your arms are straight line.

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your elbows stationary slightly forward at your sides, starting position should be 90 degree from your arms at the elbow, keeping elbow as fulcrum, do not let them forward or back during the movement.

Exercise Benefits

Standing Triceps Extensions with Resistance or Toning Bands will feel very similar to Cable Triceps Extensions at the gym. This exercise is an exceptional to at times add into your routine to keep the workouts fresh, and have variations.