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what exercises work the different heads of the triceps

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fully Extended: It takes the full extension of the arm in a tricep exercise to activate this long head portion. Here is a detailed step by step tutorial for you! ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each han ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Not related: Workouts involving the upper body should have no effect on the genitalia. I would recommend you see your primary care physician to check for other con ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The exact nature: of that Lump is most likely needed ie: an MRI study of your elbow....consult with your Orthopedist. BTW if any kind ACTIVE exercise is making the cond ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Injured or torn musc: Thisa couls be an injured or torn muscle or tendon. Sometimes you wil see a swelling in the muscle
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Pain trapezius: Probably sprain and strain from lifting weights. Stop lifting. Rest your muscles until pain stops. Physical therapy may help.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Local myalgia: Muscle co-contraction (i.e., muscle splinting) is a reflex protective response that is mediated through the cns. It results in muscle tightening (i.e. ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: No, it's not from hitting your head. Pain localized to the muscle that hurts with certain activities is truly arising from the muscle itself. It could ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Triceps Long Head: Depends on where it is hurting. If it is at the tendon attachment or in the tendon itself then rest and building up high rep/low weights (very low we ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Extension: The triceps are responsible for extension of the arm at the elbow.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Triceps: Extends the arm. It works opposite the biceps muscles that bend r contract the arm.

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