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« on: January 17, 2014, 10:58:50 PM »

what are some tricks to make the triceps pop... Arms are nearly 20 inches hot and bf is dropping by the day..       should I being focusing on the outer shoulder??
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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014, 04:50:47 PM »

Close grip bench press is a killer. I supersetted it with skull crushers and the burn and pump was awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014, 08:44:30 PM »

Close grip bench press is a killer. I supersetted it with skull crushers and the burn and pump was awesome.
I will try this thanks.   I generally use cables and over head extensions     
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2014, 09:17:10 AM »

 Grin any combination of these will do.


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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2014, 09:19:56 AM »

thank you sir.. gonna try some of these today
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2014, 11:19:29 AM »

super set low rep weighted dips ( 3-5 reps) with high rep pushdowns ( 15-20 reps)  and close grips for med reps( 8-10 reps), do three or 4 rounds with about 90 sec breaks, always fries my tri's for a few days

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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2014, 10:54:21 AM »

smith machine close grip........lying db extensions......one arm cable pushdowns.......3 sets a piece.......8-10 reps......pretty decent workout.


don't need to do too many sets.......they get plenty of stimulation with chest and delts......imho.
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2014, 11:40:02 AM »

joe meeko used to favor putting a 2 x 4  board across the nautilus chest press machine and do close grip bench presses that way. powertec puts out a multi-press machine and has a bar attachment to accomplish the same thing.the attachment fit in the hand grips outside the yolk.


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« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2014, 11:51:33 AM »

smith machine close grip........lying db extensions......one arm cable pushdowns.......3 sets a piece.......8-10 reps......pretty decent workout.


don't need to do too many sets.......they get plenty of stimulation with chest and delts......imho.
i agree People do too much. Dips,Benches, Military press....enough. Maybe incline ez bar extensions with the mentioned lifts. I think direct work on arms is also good but i am not a pro so i stick to Basics.
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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2014, 03:55:37 PM »

i agree People do too much. Dips,Benches, Military press....enough. Maybe incline ez bar extensions with the mentioned lifts. I think direct work on arms is also good but i am not a pro so i stick to Basics.

Absolutely. You can stimulate your triceps plenty with heavy compound pressing movements. NOTHING ruins you elbows more than heavy tricep extensions/skullcrusher type movements, they place a huge stress on the tendons. Try heavy overhead presses to really stimulate your whole tricep (the long head muscle tends to lose out on bench press type movements)
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