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5 Moves to Target Triceps For Tank-Top Season

Apr 22 2014 - 1:20pm

It might not feel like it, but tank-top season is not that far away! Each of these effective triceps-toning exercises will help combat that notorious back-of-the arm jiggle.

Side-Arm Push-Ups

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An alternative for your standard push-up routine is the side-arm push-up. It tones your triceps, your deltoids, and the outside of your chest.

Skull Crushers

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The name might sound a little scary, but there's nothing to be afraid of when it comes to this effective triceps-toning move. Did we mention you get to lie on the ground?

The Triceps Push

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Drop to your knees, and start showing your triceps some love with this low-weight move. Use two- or three-pound dumbbells for this one.

Triceps Dip

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Whether you're outside, at the gym, or at home, triceps dips get your arms pumping. Be sure to avoid these common mistakes [1] to make the most of this move and keep your body safe.

Four-Limbed Staff

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Occasionally referred to as a "yoga push-up," Four-Limbed Staff [2] strengthens and tones triceps while challenging the core.


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