A compound and push exercise, use the machine-assisted triceps dip to strengthen the muscles necessary to be able to perform the proper triceps dip.
Tag: triceps brachii
Target your lower pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi using the decline barbell pullover, an isolation and pull exercise.
Learn how to perform the seated dumbbell overhead triceps extension, including the proper and safe way to mount and dismount the dumbbell.
The one-leg push-up, which targets your lower pecs and obliques, puts your body out of balance, thus forcing the recruitment of more stabilizer muscles.
The behind-the-neck barbell overhead press is not recommended because it forces you to put your neck and shoulders into an extreme range of motion.
Compared with other variations of the overhead press, the seated neutral-grip dumbbell overhead press puts less pressure on your shoulder joints.
The bent-over barbell reverse raise is a rare exercise but very effective at activating and building the posterior deltoid.
Targeting your anterior deltoid, the Smith machine seated overhead press offers a safe way of pressing a heavy weight overhead.
Isolate and build your triceps using the incline cable triceps extension, an isolation push exercise. Elbows must be kept close to your head.
Activate and build your triceps brachii, pectoralis major, and anterior deltoid using the close-grip barbell bench press, a compound push exercise.
In one classic study, the diamond push-up (aka triangle push-up) was found to be the most effective exercise for activating the triceps brachii!
The twisting cable overhead press is brilliant for developing unilateral upper-body strength, as well as for improving core strength and stability.