Incline EZ-Bar Lying Triceps Extension

The incline EZ-Bar lying triceps extension increases strengthen in the triceps. The incline angle incorporates more of the shoulders throughout the movement.

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1

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Set an adjustable bench between a 30- and 45-degree angle and lie back on it. Using an overhand grip, hold the EZ-Bar with your hands placed slightly less than shoulder-width apart. Extend your arms over your chin. This is your starting position.

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Exercise Steps 2

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Brace your core and bend your elbows to lower the bar over your head. Pause when your forearms are parallel to the floor, then extend back to the starting position by contracting the triceps.

Mistakes and Tips

  1. Don't allow your elbows to flare out. Keep them tucked in and primarily facing forward.
  2. Don't use too much weight. Instead focus on the range of motion.
  3. Lower the weight in control so that you feel a complete stretch in your triceps