Targeting long and medial heads of tri's

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    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.

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    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

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    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...

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


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

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    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
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    Thanks sage
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    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
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    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.
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    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.
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    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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