Area worked: whole of the back upper arm
Muscles: triceps brachii.
Description / instruction:
To perform the side floor tricep press lie on your side with your body in a straight line. Put your bottom arm across your chest and grab your opposite shoulder. Place your free hand on the floor, in front of your chest. Use your triceps muscles to push your entire upper body off the floor so that only your legs and hips remain on the floor. Return to the start. Finish the set with that arm and then switch sides.
Breathe out as you push your body off the floor and breathe in as you return to the start on the floor. The side floor tricep press develops the triceps brachii