Dips

Body weight exercises are a great way to move your body efficiently and effectively without risking injury from extra resistance or equipment. This is a great exercise to add in as a warm-up, working set, or a great way to burn out your triceps at the end of a workout.

Start sitting on a bench or ledge. Place your hands next to your hips, then lift your tuckus off the surface. With your legs bent or straight, slowly lower yourself down to stretch your triceps. When you feel a full stretch, squeeze your triceps to move back to the starting position.

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Dips

Squeeze

Dips

Overhead Tricep Extension

Targeting your triceps is important because the assist in all your pressing motions. Isolating your triceps in this way allows you to focus on the stretching and squeezing parts of this motion. These are great exercise to implement at any point in your workout, especially as a superset with chest movements.

This movement can be done sitting or standing. Move safely as you get the weight to your shoulder and up over your head. Keeping your upper arm still and only moving your forearms, stretch and squeeze your triceps to move the weight. Try as a single arm movement as well!

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Overhead Tricep Extension

Squeeze

Overhead Tricep Extension

Tricep Kickbacks

Posture supported upper body exercises are great to focus in on form and muscle contraction. Isolating your triceps in this way allows you to focus on the stretching and squeezing parts of this motion. These are great exercise to implement at any point in your workout, especially as a superset with chest movements.

Start with your feet hip distance apart, hinging at the waist. Place your hand on a bench/box for support. Keeping your back straight, move your arm to a ninety degree position to stretch your tricep. Then squeeze your tricep, moving your arm to straight. Focus on stretching and squeezing your tricep with swinging your arm or moving your stance.

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Tricep Extensions

Squeeze

Tricep Extensions