Why do my elbows hurt when I do Skull Crushers?

Puts a bunch of stress across your elbows. Use an ez bar if you’re not already. The change of angle helps heaps. … Anecdotal evidence here but the only thing I found to truly fix the elbow pain while doing skull crushers was to change the starting position of the bar over my head.

What can I use instead of Skull Crushers?

Dumbbell Skull Crusher Alternatives

  • Alternating Triceps Pushdown: The alternating triceps pushdown is a powerful triceps isolation exercise. …
  • Overhead Triceps Extension (with rope) The overhead triceps extension strengthens the long head of your triceps. …
  • Close Grip Bench Press.

4 янв. 2021 г.

Should you lift heavy for triceps?

Building Muscles Instead of using medium or light weight, go heavy and reduce the number of repetitions for each set. No set of any exercise should include more than eight reps. This approach efficiently tears down your existing triceps muscle fibers, which will then grow larger and thicker during recuperation.

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