Archive for the ‘Triceps Exercises’ Category


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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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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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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Overhead Rope Extension

About The Exercise The overhead rope extension is a great finishing movement for the triceps. It also works well when performed as a superset with the standing tricep extension exercise that has your elbows positioned below your shoulders. To effectively perform this superset, you would first perform a set of the overhead rope extensions and […]

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Overhead Dumbbell Extension

About The Exercise The overhead dumbbell extension exercise is great for the overall development of the triceps. Since the dumbbell is positioned above the head at certain points throughout the execution, it is recommend that you use a spotter – especially when heavy weights are being used. As always, safety comes first. Exercise Video Get […]

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Lying Triceps Extensions

About The Exercise Lying triceps extensions are at their safest and most effective when performed using an easy-curl bar because it relieves the stress from the wrist joint. It is also important to bring the bar down to the forehead level to maximize the activation of the triceps while minimizing the risk of injury to […]

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