Triceps: Lying Triceps Extension

For mass and strength in the triceps don't leave this one out.

Add as much weight as possible with good form and you will get great results out of this one.

Remember to be in control of the weights. Don’t let the weight be in control of you.


Using a straight or an ezy curl bar take an over-hand grip about two hand spacings apart from the middle of the bar.

Lie back on a flat bench feet flat on the ground bar on your chest.

Extend your arms straight up above your chest.

By bending your elbows lower the bar very slowly toward ether your neck, forehead or slightly behind your head.

Make shore your arms don’t flare out to the sides to much.

Now extend your arms back up with moderate speed till they are almost straight.

Lying Triceps Extension

Lying Triceps Extension

Lying Triceps Extension

Article written by Steve Varga

Steve Varga is 35-year-old and began lifting weights at age 20. He competes in competes in the 100kg weight class in powerlifting competitions.

He has made strength and power training his business and sole means of income as a personal trainer, willing and enthusiastic to help others and in turn further his achievements.