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Doctor insights on: Seated Overhead Barbell Triceps Extensions

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How come my elbow hurt when I do tricep workouts like extensions?

How come my elbow hurt when I do tricep workouts like extensions?

Tendinitis : When you do triceps extensions you are working muscles/ tendons about the elbow that can cause pain. The triceps itself on the back of the elbow can get irritated. More commonly , however , the 'power grip' used to do triceps extensions can result in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow )esp. If u have just begun lifting or increased the # of workouts or wt. U are lifting. Rest, nsaids , ice . Gl! ...Read more

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I was doing bent over tricep extensions when I felt/heard "pop" . I felt pain in my tricep Imidiatly.. Now there's bruising above my elbow?

I was doing bent over tricep extensions when I felt/heard "pop" . I felt pain in my tricep Imidiatly.. Now there's bruising above my elbow?

You may have a : partial tear of your triceps muscle/tendon.Tonight rest,ice,ace bandage and tomorrow morning...off to orthopedist . ...Read more

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Injection, and therapy not working, right arm struggles with a 5lbs tricep extension and neck feels so weak like my head wants to fall off any suggest?

Injection, and therapy not working, right arm struggles with a 5lbs tricep extension and neck feels so weak like my head wants to fall off any suggest?

Are you speaking: about your low back or about your neck? Was your injection in your back or in your neck? Your arm weakness is due to possible nerve irritation at the level of your neck. If your neck has not been evaluated, you may want this done first. Your low back will only cause pain into the low back and legs. ...Read more

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How to lose triceps?

Muscles and Anatomy: Not sure what you are really asking, but triceps are a very important part of your skeletal musculature. One would not want to not have triceps. ...Read more

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When do we use our triceps?

When do we use our triceps?

Extend/stabilize arm: The triceps brachii muscle is located on the back of the upper arm, and is responsible for extension of the elbow to straighten the arm. It opposes the flexion action of the biceps & brachialis muscles. It stabilizes the elbow when the forearm and hand are used for fine movements such as writing. Exercises such as push ups, bench press, & military press work this muscle. ...Read more

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Can snapping triceps syndrome be fixed?

Can snapping triceps syndrome be fixed?

Yes.: Snapping triceps is a relativelyuncommoncondition that occurs when the distal portion of the triceps dislocates over the medial or lateral epicondyle of the elbow, during flexion or extension. Usually the ulnar nerve is involved as well. Avoid activity that aggravates itm (e.g. Pushups & weight lifting) and take nsaids. If symptoms persist, surgery can help. ...Read more

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How can I get help with with my triceps workout?

How can I get help with with my triceps workout?

Triceps: Your question is some what vague. Improving, & learning to workout properly is best done with more direct contact. Your best bet would be to work with a trainer, who can actually educate you, encourage you & insure you are doing exercises correctly. You may find the videos on this site helpful: http://www.Muscleandstrength.Com/exercises/triceps.Html. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

Many: An exercise that involves "pressing" of the arms out, as in extended them out, will target the triceps. This involves all press downs, push ups and dips. Military presses, Arnold presses, lateral/front/rear raises all work the shoulders(deltoids). ...Read more

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What are some exercises i can do with dumbbells to work my triceps?

What are some exercises i can do with dumbbells to work my triceps?

Bent arm extensions: Various positions allow for resisted arm extensions with use of a barbell. You can sit (picture), stand, kneel, or lie flat on a bench to name a few. ...Read more

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Why do my triceps never hurt after workout! help! could i be doing it wrong?

This is the time: When working with a trainer invaluable. A trainer can observe you to ensure you have proper form. If you don't feel it - you may not be working it that hard. Don't have to be in pain for a good workout. ...Read more