dumbbell kickbacks

Muscle Groups

arms upper triceps
Dumbbell kickbacks are a popular isolation exercise that target the triceps muscles of the upper arm. To perform the exercise, stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in one hand. Bend your elbow and bring the weight up to your chest, keeping your upper arm close to your body. Extend the arm fully behind you, focusing on contracting the triceps muscle at the top of the movement before returning to the starting position. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions before switching to the other arm. This exercise can be performed with a variety of weights and hand positions to create different levels of resistance and triceps activation. It is important to maintain proper form throughout the movement, keeping your core engaged and your back straight to avoid strain or injury. Dumbbell kickbacks can be incorporated into any upper body workout routine and are especially effective when done in combination with other triceps exercises like overhead extensions or dips.