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Best Tricep Exercises?


#1

I need to know a good tricep exercise that i can gradually progress on. First i did dips, but i felt like adding heavier n heavier dumbbells on the dip belt was uncomfortable. Then i did 2 hand overhand extensions, and i got up to 100 lbs. Only prob is my gym only goes up to 100 lb dumbbells =/. Now im doing 1 arm overhand extensions, but im not sure if its effective.

I need some hands on experience on this!


#2

Close-grip Bench Press?


#3

I've always liked doing Skull Crushers with a dumbell in EACH hand, but making sure to avoid locking out directly above your head (keep your arms angled slightly back at the shoulder joint). I guarantee you won't be using 100 lbs DB's -lol

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#4

PJR Pullovers


#5

x2. I do them on the floor though. Theres a good vid of Jason Wojo doin them.


#6

tricep kickbacks FTW!!!

Ok but for reals.... Skull Crushers and CGBP


#7

Hopefully Holy Macaroni will show up since someone said something about triceps...

But just in case he doesn't, skullcrushers. Of 160 pounds or more.

And as a personal anecdote, I really enjoy doing skullcrushers as a mid-angled bench. My shoulders tend to get bothered a LOT from tricep movements (esp skullcrushers) and putting them at a slightly higher angle seems to really minimize that while still allowing maximum strength and shit.


#8

Some good stuff here (Triceps Thread):

http://tnation.T-Nation.com/free_online_forum/sports_body_training_performance_bodybuilding/bodybuilding_triceps


#9

InHuman CGP (google it)

PJR pullover

Rope extension/underhand grip "pushdown" superset

That covers all three heads of the triceps


#10

Why 160?


#11

I thought they said something about 160 lbs without a warm-up at one point. . . ?


#12

Haha 145 x 8 for 2 sets no warm up


#13

Ooh, that's right. Derb.


#14

lol if you got it right i would have understood you.


#15

i would of kept going but bugAD and DOH had already grumbled and moved to the other side of the gym


#16

Decline elbows flared CGBP, French Press, Lying behind the head extensions, dips do it for me!


#17

fuck the haters as JG would say


#18

CGBP,narrower than shoulder width, bar to lower pec, elbows in and stopping short of lockout. Ramping from 15 to 8 reps. The best.

Incline skullcrushers without lockout and a big stretch at the bottom

Dip Machine negatives.


#19

Smith Wide Reverse Grip Bench press
Incline close grip bench
Rolling DB extensions
And another vote for PJRs


#20

JM presses for strength
Tricep extensions overhead with a rope