Triceps: A Guide To Dips, Pushdowns, Extensions And More

Found this great article on Triceps Exercises and Workouts from A Workout Routine. This covers pretty much everything you would want to know about training your triceps, great stuff!

Triceps Exercises & Workouts: A Guide To Dips, Pushdowns, Extensions And More

Let’s get something out of the way up front. If you want to build bigger, stronger, better looking triceps, the various compound pushing exercises in your workout routine will play the largest role in making that happen.

Why? Because the triceps muscle is involved during any exercise where your elbows extend.

This includes all of the usual “extension” type isolation exercises this article will talk plenty about, as well as all chest and shoulder compound pressing movements. This means all forms of flat, incline and decline presses, push-ups and dips, and any sort of seated or standing overhead press.

The triceps are heavily involved in all of it, and these exercises are what will be responsible for the majority of the triceps strength and size you gain.

With this fact in mind, some wonder if they should bother doing any direct triceps training at all.

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