Tricep Exercises

Lying Triceps Press

This is another classic exercise for building the triceps.

Lying Triceps Press - Step 1 Lying Triceps Press - Step 2


  1. Lie on a flat bench with your head at one end.
  2. Grasp a EZ or Curl bar with an overhand grip.
  3. Raise the bar straight up over your shoulders, keeping your elbows close in.
  4. Slowly lower the bar in an arc over your head.
  5. Return the bar to the starting position.


  • Keep your arms straight throughout this exercise moving only your elbows.

Lying Triceps Press - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle: Chest
Equipment Type: Barbell

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