August 22, 2014

Anatomy Lesson: Triceps

Anatomy Lesson for the Triceps

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Muscle origin/insertion

  • Long Head- Runs from scapula down to olecranon of ulna.
  • Medial Head- Runs from posterior humerus down to olecranon of ulna.
  • Lateral Head- Runs from posterior humerus down to olecranon of ulna.

Muscle action

  • The Triceps perform 3 actions: elbow extension, shoulder extension, and shoulder adduction.

Stretching

  • Bring arm overhead, bend at elbow, reach hand behind shoulder blade, hold 30 seconds.

Strengthening

  • Tricep Pushups- keeping elbows at side

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  • Bent over dumbbell triceps press

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  • CableĀ one arm extensions

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  • Cable rope tricep extensions

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  • Cable rope overhead tricep extensions

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  • Bench dips

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  • Overhead Dumbbell Press

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