To whomever recommended the decline skullcrushers the other day....

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  1. Layne Staley

    Layne Staley New Member

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    :bowdown: Thank you.

    I did decline DB skullcrushers for the first time yesterday and I have never felt such an intense, concentrated burn in my tris. These will now be a staple part of my tricep routine.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    i prefer pushdowns on a cable machine :hs:
     
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    ya, i used to do those before my gym got rid of our decline benches. Now they only have the decline benchpress rack which makes it impossibe to use a curlbar on :wtc:
     
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    I've been doing them for a while now, they're awesome.
     
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    Use dumbells, that is what I did and it was pretty awesome.
     
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    oh shit, imma try that today except decline preacher bar skullcrushers
     
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    What angle do you end with your arms at? Horizontal? 45 degrees upward? Vertical?
     
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    AmCo Haters goin' Hate

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    sweet gonna try these on thursday :)
     
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    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    I put my arm up vertical (perpendicular to the floor), and I actually put my other hand on my shoulder to keep me from moving my shoulder joint at all. I do these one arm at a time and it feels great :)
     
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    Can you go heavy on dumbbells without it feeling wierd/unstable?
    For now, i'm just doing them with the curlbar on a flatbench.
     
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    I'm not strong enough to answer that. I was using the 25lb dumbells, and that was pretty intense for me.
     
  12. maks

    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    yeah, thats what i've been doing. Someone gave me a tip on that move that really worked great....its hard for me to explain. Instead of going towards a vertical position like a bench, push it out towards the person who is spotting you...like this _/
     
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    the more you use dumbells the easier stabilizing them will be, but it takes some getting used to
     
  14. hitmikey

    hitmikey DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

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    decline skull crushers for tris, zottman curls for bis... feel the burn
     
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    After reading this thread, I jumped on the bandwagon today too.

    :eek3: Great googily-moogily! Tri's are gonna be SORE tomorrow. Feels "deeper" than the flat bench version.
     
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    would it be alright to do decline over head extension?
     
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    ill stick to dips, cg bench, and rope p.downs.
     
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    A little declination has been shown to put more stress on the tris.
     
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    current doing flat bench skull crushers/CG bench, Rope Pressdowns, and bench dips...

    I'll swap it with decline skull crushers (EZ-Bar), CG-Bench/rope pressdowns, weighted dips...
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I rotate decline -> incline -> flat... constant burn.
     
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