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Wrist Extension (BowFlex Standard)

Muscles worked: This exercise emphasizes the back and top parts of your forearms. It also isometrically challenges your elbow flexors, located on the front part of your upper arms. Pulley position: Narrow. Starting position: • Remove the bench and stand on the platform facing the Power Rods®. • Bend down and grasp the handles with your palms facing down. • Stand with your upper arms by your sides. • Lift your chest, tighten your trunk muscles and maintain a very slight arch in your lower back. • Bend your elbows 90 degrees hold that elbow position throughout the entire exercise. Motion: • Slowly curl your knuckles upward. • Keeping your forearms still, slowly return to the starting position. Key points: • Move slowly and never relax the wrist. • Do not move your forearm or alter the bend in your elbow. Perform the entire motion at your wrist. • Do not rock your body. Keep your chest lifted, abs tight and maintain a slight arch in your lower back.
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