Tricep Workout


Men tend to focus on building biceps, while women are concerned a triceps workout. This is because men associate having big arms, with big biceps while women often struggle with the "flab" under their arm.

The truth is a good triceps workout will benefit both men and women alike.

Before beginning a triceps workout, you should understand how this muscle group works. These muscles are made up of three parts and are responsible for extending the elbow. When exercising the biceps, you shouldn't neglect the other side of your arm. This can cause imbalances and injury. A triceps workout will help you to push - something most of us do on a regular basis.

These muscles are fairly small and will not be able to bear as much weight as the chest or back. You can perform exercises for these muscles for 3 non consecutive days a week. Please ensure that you rest for at least 48 hours before you attempt to work this muscle group again.

The best thing you can do to determine the best exercise for you is to try as many as you can and see what works for you and you specific goals. Some examples of exercises are: kickbacks, extensions, overhead presses, and bench dips.

For any level of exerciser, you should use the amount of weight that you can complete in your desired number of repetitions. The last move should be difficult, but not impossible, you can perform up to 3 sets of each exercise depending on your fitness goals.



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