Tricep Training Mistakes

Top 5 Tricep Training Mistakes

Avoiding these common training errors will better isolate the triceps, prevent injury and lead to major gains in size and strength.

1. Flaring Your Elbows

There’s a reason you’re told repeatedly to keep your elbows tight to your sides on such exercises as close-grip bench presses, machine and parallel-bar dips, overhead dumbbell extensions and skullcrushers: When your elbows flare out, your pecs become more active at the expense of your triceps.

The solution is easy: Press your elbows in as much as possible as you raise and lower the weight.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5

Join The Conversation