Lying EZ-Bar Triceps Extension

The lying EZ-Bar triceps extension increases the strength and size of the triceps while also engaging the shoulders. The exercise is designed for a big range of motion, which stretches the triceps and allows for more muscle activation.


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    Lie on your back on a bench while holding a loaded EZ-Bar with an overhand grip, your hands almost shoulder-width apart. Hold the bar directly above your head with your arms fully extended.
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    Keeping your elbows locked in place, lower the bar until it is about an inch above your forehead.
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    Pause, then contract your triceps to return the bar to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not move your elbows throughout the exercise.