Triceps Push Up on Table. How-to, proper form and tips

Triceps Push Up on Table icon

Kind of incline push up using nothing but the triceps.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Hold the table border with both hands in shoulder width.
  2. Extend your arms, engage core, feet far enough to have the legs in a 45 degree inclination. This is the starting position.
  3. Bent your elbows, keep them pointing to the ground without opening them.
  4. Extend both arms again, returning to the starting position.

Hints & tips:

  • Use a higher table for an easier variation.
  • Move your feet closer to the table for an easier variation.


  • Strengthen triceps.

Counting & gamification:

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps

Secondary muscles: Abs, Lowerback

Other names

The exercise can be found with other names. Examples are:

  • Triceps Push Up on Table
  • Triceps Extention on Table
  • Skull Crusher on Table

Triceps Extensions aka Skull Crushers

Training tricep with Push Ups

Other Incline Push Ups

Muscle: Shoulder

Muscle: Triceps

Collection: Push Up Variations

Category: Bodyweight

Same exercise, different set:

Triceps Push Up on Table icon
Triceps Push Up on Table