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Barbell Skull Crusher

The skull crusher is an exercise for isolating the triceps. The triceps brachii is composed of three heads. The three heads of the triceps have separate attachments near the shoulder but a singular attachment for each muscle just below the elbow. Even though body mechanics don’t allow for complete isolation of any one given head, you can slightly shift the emphasis from one head to another by using a variety of exercises and angles. Good exercises for well defined and stong triceps include dips, overhead press, skull crushers, chest press, bench press, shoulder press and lateral raise.

Starting position: Lie on your back. Elbows bent and bar behind head.

Movement: Keep your upper arms static as you press the bar towards the ceiling.



Abdominal Exercises: Oblique Curl | Plank | Side Plank | Ball Ab Pull | Ball Ab Curl | Ball Pike | V-Sit | Ab Curl

Chest Exercises - | Bench Press | Chest Press | Pec Fly Incline |Pec Fly Ball | Push-Up | Modified Push-Up | Narrow Push-Up | Ball Push-Up | Ball Chest Press

Shoulder Exercises: Seated Shoulder Press | Shoulder Press | Upright Row | Incline Pec Fly | Anterior Raise | Lateral Raise

Biceps Exercises: Dumbell Bicep Curl | Barbell Bicep Curl

Triceps Exercises: Overhead Press | Dumbell Skull Crusher | Barbell Skull Crusher

Back Exercises: One Arm Row | Bent Over Rows | Wide Grip Chin Up

Hamstring Exercises: Ball Ham Curl | One Leg Ball Ham Curl | Dead Lifts

Quadriceps Exercises: Ball Squats



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