Training your triceps at a high level is nonnegotiable if you want to fill out the sleeves of a T-shirt. They’re also a primary contributor in the bench press, overhead press, and any other upper-body press variation you can think of.a
But if you’re hitting them mainly with just cable pushdowns or extensions, you’re missing out. Those are fine, but it’s time to switch things up if your triceps aren’t improving.
Here are seven exercises to build strength and size without wrecking your elbows:
1. Barbell Pin Triceps Extension:
Do this staple exercise from pins so your elbows are set in a proper position right from the start. It overloads the triceps in a safer, more efficient manner. Read more…