Seated Tricep Stretch

The seated tricep stretch focuses on the back of the upper arm and stretches the tricep muscles. The Seated Tricep Stretch can be performed as a maintenance stretch and should be held for 10 to 15 seconds.

Body Part and Muscle Group
The Tricep Stretch focuses on the back of the upper arm. The Tricep muscles are stretched.


  • Starting from a seated position.
  • Straighten an arm vertically and bend at the elbow to place your arm down the back of your head.
  • Place your arm along the line of your spine.
  • With your other arm, reach across and apply pressure on the flexed arm.
  • Keep your back straight

Progression: Apply more pressure to the stretched arm.

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