Behind-the-head skullcrusher

The behind-the-head skullcrusher is a variation on a triceps exercise that has been a staple of bodybuilders for decades. In this version, instead of the bar coming down lightly to the forehead, the bar tracks over the top of the head without touching it. Skullcrushers are usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of an upper-body or arm-focused workout. If a straight bar is uncomfortable for your wrists or elbows, try using an angled EZ-bar.

Benefits

  1. Builds muscle and strength in all three heads of the triceps
  2. Targets the long head specifically
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