Archive for December, 2008


Bench Dips


About Bench Dips As mentioned in our triceps training article, the triceps are at their greatest strength potential when they are positioned below shoulder level. Since tricep bench dips are performed with the triceps being at their strongest angle, this is a great exercise to build strength and size. Especially considering the amount of weight […]

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exercises for arms
arm exercises

Tricep Press


About the Triceps Press Exercise The close grip press is considered to be one of the best ways to add lean mass to your triceps because if they’re done with enough weight, they recruit all 3 heads of the triceps. The close grip press is also an excellent movement to perform immediately after reaching failure […]

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exercises for arms
arm exercises

Seated Triceps Extension

About Seated Tricep Extensions The seated tricep extension – as with most other machine exercises – is a great way to gain introductory experience to the new movement. The minimal need for stability allows the trainee to focus on feeling the contraction rather then trying to perform a complex motor movement. Exercise Video Get A […]

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Dumbbell Kickbacks

About the Dumbbell Kickback Exercise Dumbbell kickbacks are a great finishing movement for the triceps. Since it’s an isolation movement that is typically performed with little weight, it’s not the best selection to begin your workout with. Dumbbell kickbacks have some unique characteristics that differentiate it from other movements for the triceps. For example, studies […]

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Standing Tricep Extension (Rope)

About the Standing Tricep Extension Exercise The standing tricep extension exercise is a convenient and effective way to target the triceps. It’s suitable for both beginners and advanced trainees alike as the different handle-attachments make the movement quite versatile. You can use this movement to start your workout, finish your workout – or both. When […]

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Triceps Roll Out

Description Once your triceps are fatigued and your workout is coming to an end, that’s when you perform this movement. This exercise is a great way to train the triceps with minimal equipment, which makes this perfect for home based training programs. Unlike a lot of other movements for the triceps, this particular exercise requires […]

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Triceps Extension (No Equipment)

Description For whatever reason, if you’re unable to make it to the gym, this is ine of the best home arm exercises to target the triceps. No equipment is required, yet it still delivers an excellent workout. Simply locate a sturdy railing-type apparatus wherever you may be, and you’re ready to begin. Video A Video […]

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Standing Dumbbell Curls

About Standing Dumbbell Curls Standing dumbbell curls are so effective because the dumbbells allow for great mobility. The key when performing standing dumbbell curls is to turn your palm from a neutral to supinated position (gradually turn palms up) as you’re flexing your arm. The bicep muscle is involved in supination so turning the palms […]

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Preacher Curls

About the Preacher Curl Exercise Due to the angle, the preacher curl exercise is an excellent way to target the biceps – particularly the lower portion of the muscle. When performing the preacher curl exercise, it’s important to keep your back and neck in an upright position and your elbows on the padding. Doing so […]

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Preacher Curl Machine

About the Preacher Curl Machine Exercise The preacher curl machine – along with most other machine exercises – is a great way to gain introductory experience to a new movement. The minimal need for stability allows the trainee to place primary emphasis on the muscle contraction rather than performing a complex motor movement. Preacher Curl […]

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