Triceps Exercises Guide

Triceps Brachii muscle is important to train if you are looking to get bigger arms.

To build the Triceps muscle you absolutely must start training your triceps effectively.

One of the biggest things that many people overlook as they go about their upper body training protocol is that it’s actually the triceps that make up the largest part of the upper arm, not the biceps.

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So if you flex your bicep and wish your arm was bigger, it’s actually the Triceps Brachii that you need to focus on.

Obviously having a good bicep peak is important, but in terms of total space area occupied by the muscles, the triceps are far larger than the biceps.

So how do you train the Triceps Brachii properly?

Let’s go over a few things to know.

The Three Heads Of The Triceps

First, you need to understand that the triceps are divided up into three different ‘head’ as their called, the long head, the medial head, and the lateral head.

You’ll need to be performing exercises that target these each effectively in order to see optimal development, however, do keep in mind that all three heads will come into play to some degree with each movement that you perform.

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Adding Sufficient Variation
In order to target these muscle groups properly, this will mean using a wide variety of different exercises.

You’ll want to include both an extension movement as well as a press-down movement so for instance, tricep press downs along with tricep overhead extensions or tricep kickbacks.

This will allow you to target all three heads effectively.


Finally, the last thing that you must know and remember is that you should never neglect the compound movements.

Keep in mind that each time you perform a bench press, an incline bench press, or a shoulder press, your Triceps Brachii will be worked as well, so these are an excellent way to challenge this muscle group.

So there you have the key facts to know about Triceps Brachii training. Train them properly and you will notice a significant increase to your arm size.

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