Tri's and Ham's are the weakest link

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  1. moses

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    I've noticed this after the past couple of months of training. It seems i can't seem to get these weights up when i'm doing them. I try to increase 5-10lbs weekly but it just seems its not going anywhere. Everywhere else seems to be progressing just fine however.

    I was wondering if you guys could make some suggestions that would maybe help get these muscles kick started without hurting myself. Currently i'm doing One Armed DB Tri-Extensions as a tri workout. Should i be using two hands with heavier weights?

    As far as hams go i'm doing seated leg press, and standing leg curls. Both of these just seem to be going no where and i'm stuck at a certain weight.

    Any help would be much appreciated!
     
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    Tris - Close grip bench presses, dips, JM presses... i.e. heavy compound movements.

    Hams - Good Mornings, stiff legged deadlifts, Glute Ham Raise if you gym has one, back squats... again, heavy compound movements.
     
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    agreed
     
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    Try CG bench, JM presses, Tate Presses, skullcrushers, and pushdowns for tris.
     
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    i'm sorry, i'm unfamiliar with those, is there anywhere i can see start and finish forms for them?
     
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    thanks for the tips
     
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    :bigthumb:
     
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    i am going to reiterate close grip bench, and also suggest dips -- i feel that i get the most tricep action from that exercise, but do what suits you best. try them all.

    for hammies, why not deadlifts -- ROMANIAN style!
     
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    :hsugh:
     
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    I'm scared of DL's ATM. But since i'm the only soul in the gym post 12am i guess it don't matta
     
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    :rl: romanians don't straddle

     
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    more worried my form would be incorrect and i'd just end up hurting myself.
     
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    just practice with light weight, you'll get it fine
     
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    they're better on an incline
     
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