Tricep Curl

Aim of exercise

Increase strength of triceps (muscle at the back of your upper arm). Strong triceps improve shoulder stability and helps with everyday activities that require pushing and pulling movements.


  • Hold one arm above your head, reaching for the ceiling
  • Use the other arm to support your raised arm
  • Slowly breathe in and bend your elbow to lower your hand behind your head
  • Breathe out and slowly raise your hand to the starting position
  • Repeat 10-15 times
  • Switch arms


2-4 sets, increase weight over time