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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe_P View Post
    Do close grips to the pins in the power rack.
    That's such a no brainer I can't believe I didn't think of it thanks!

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    I am a firm believer in dips as the best overall tricep movement. Close second for me is close grip bench.
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    I was doing close grips on a Smith machine and it kind of hit me. Because of the fixed up and down plane it is more of a JM press. What about Rippetoe style lying tricep extensions?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rh3MHnRI_I
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    Quote Originally Posted by pyrobatt View Post
    I am a firm believer in dips as the best overall tricep movement. Close second for me is close grip bench.
    Or both...I superset weighted dips with high rep cgbp's
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvactech View Post

    Or both...I superset weighted dips with high rep cgbp's
    Why are you stealing my routine brother?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pyrobatt View Post

    Why are you stealing my routine brother?!
    Cause its the bomb!






    BOOM
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvactech View Post

    Cause its the bomb!

    BOOM
    Dips to close grip bp plus a cable tricep kickback burn out. BOOM!
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    I usually finish with constant tension, single arm pulldowns...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoupNaziNazi View Post
    Ok so I need to know some really good tricep exercises for strength and power, the only catch is I'm training solo so I don't have any spots. So what would be the best tri exercises for strength and power u can do without a spot?
    Single pulley tricep extensions w/ a rope and close grip dips... My bench press went from 6x315lb to 18x315lb after adding those in after 1yr. My weight at the time was 185lb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justmechillin View Post

    Single pulley tricep extensions w/ a rope and close grip dips... My bench press went from 6x315lb to 18x315lb after adding those in after 1yr. My weight at the time was 185lb.
    How would u do close grip dips? And just rope push downs with a rope one arm at a time or above the head?
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    Drop sets so you can work past failure and I have had success with supper setting overhand and underhand grips in succession
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