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V-Bar Tricep Pushdown

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How to do the V-Bar Tricep Pushdown - Learn Proper V-Bar Tricep Pushdown Form

  1. Step 1: Feet shoulder width apart, face a high pulley machine enabled with a V-bar attachment. Grasp the ends of the V-bar so that your palms are facing inward and your elbows are by your waist. This is your starting position.
  2. Step 2: Keeping your body stationary, exhale as you lower the V-bar by completely extending your arms until they are straight down in front of you.
  3. Step 3: Hold for a moment and then inhale as you slowly return the V-bar to the starting position.
  4. Step 4: Repeat for a complete set.

V-Bar Tricep Pushdown Variations and V-Bar Tricep Pushdown Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Perform this exercise with a straight bar and grasp the bar with palms facing up.
  2. Variation 2: Perform this exercise with a straight bar and grasp the bar with palms facing down.
  3. Variation 3: Perform this exercise with a rope attachment.

V-Bar Tricep Pushdown Tips

  1. Tip 1: Keep your body stationary throughout.
  2. Tip 2: Use only your forearms as you raise and lower the V-bar.
  3. Tip 3: Contract your triceps as you lower the V-bar.

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V Bar Tricep Pushdown Training Details

The v-bar tricep pushdown is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the triceps and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only v-bar tricep pushdown equipment that you really need is the following: v-bar. There are however many different v-bar tricep pushdown variations that you can try out that may require different types of v-bar tricep pushdown equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper v-bar tricep pushdown form is easy with the step by step v-bar tricep pushdown instructions, v-bar tricep pushdown tips, and the instructional v-bar tricep pushdown technique video on this page. The v-bar tricep pushdown is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the v-bar tricep pushdown video, learn how to do the v-bar tricep pushdown, and then be sure and browse through the v-bar tricep pushdown workouts on our workout plans page!

V Bar Tricep Pushdown Sports


V Bar Tricep Pushdown Force Type: Push
V Bar Tricep Pushdown Mechanics Type: Isolation
V Bar Tricep Pushdown Other Names: V Bar Triceps Push down, V Bar Tricep Pressdown, V Bar Tricep Press down,
1 Review
  • AaronV
    over 2 years ago #

    These are pretty good, as long as you don't do them wrong. Keep the cable in the middle of your nose, stand up straight. Shoulders back and down. Isolate those triceps by avoiding any extra movement.
    Lots of guys do this one wrong, they lean forward, put the cable on one side of their head (usually their strongest side) and use more pecs than triceps. You may feel cool doing tricep pushdowns this way, but you'll get nowhere.

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