Targeting long and medial heads of tri's

  1. Targeting long and medial heads of tri's


    anyone know of an exercise that targets more the long and medial heads of the tricep? Thx.

    J


  2. long head: side one arm reverse grip pushdown, one arm dumbbell extention

    medial head: seated rope cable pushdown

    both: dips, dumbbell kickbacks, bench dips

    entire tris: cable pushdowns

    Sage

  3. something I just thought about...

    Say I put my arms in "T" with palms facing forward and do a pulldown bending at elbow like that so from a position like you are flexing the biceps to "T" position with resistance when forming the T.....I think that rotates the shoulder in such a way that those two heads of the triceps have maximum involvement while trying to move the elbow joint to full extension...

    J
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  4. Originally posted by sage
    long head: side one arm reverse grip pushdown, one arm dumbbell extention


    Sage
    Sage, can you give me a link to a detailed description of those exercises?

    J

  5. Originally posted by Jay Mc


    Sage, can you give me a link to a detailed description of those exercises?

    J
    here you go man. Sage

    http://www.angelfire.com/sk2/shapetr...es/tricep.html

  6. Thanks sage

  7. any exercises where your arms are above your head will hit the long head, the medial gets work in positions where your arm is beside your body, inbetween, ie: skull crushers will work both

  8. Originally posted by crazypete
    ie: skull crushers will work both
    Yep, and I found out first hand why we call them that the other day. Ouch.

  9. Skullcrushers are my fav. tri exercise. 3 weeks ago on my last set, on the 7th rep(out of 8) my tri's just gave out, and my partner wasn't paying attention and bam, dented forehead I love Triceps but when they hit the wall, they hit wall hard and just give out completely.

  10. Originally posted by Sir Foxx
    Skullcrushers are my fav. tri exercise. 3 weeks ago on my last set, on the 7th rep(out of 8) my tri's just gave out, and my partner wasn't paying attention and bam, dented forehead I love Triceps but when they hit the wall, they hit wall hard and just give out completely.
    Yep, pretty much the same thing here, only I don't have a partner, I just thought I could squeeze one more out.... and I paid for it.
  

  
 

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