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Old 08-30-2010, 12:17 AM   #11
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Re: Triceps

Would you like to enlighten us as to what a proper false grip is ? Video would be nice. Should probably keep the false gripping for the rings.
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:03 AM   #12
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Re: Triceps

You could just use a closer grip on all pressing exercises when possible.
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:16 AM   #13
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Re: Triceps

Thanks guys. Remember, I am still weaning from the isolation mentality so forgive me.

No, I don't want bigger. Stronger is fine I was just curious.
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:36 AM   #14
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Re: Triceps

If you keep the forearms vertical throughout the pressing movement the triceps have little work to do.

All the talk about widths and grips is coincidental to getting the forearm away from vertical under load.
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:50 AM   #15
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If you keep the forearms vertical throughout the pressing movement the triceps have little work to do.

All the talk about widths and grips is coincidental to getting the forearm away from vertical under load.
The elbow is still extending.
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:11 AM   #16
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If you keep the forearms vertical throughout the pressing movement the triceps have little work to do.

All the talk about widths and grips is coincidental to getting the forearm away from vertical under load.
The opposite is the case.

In a Shoulder Press, HSPU, Bench Press, Dip, etc., if your forearms are vertical, your triceps are contributing more and your medial delts are contributing less. When you flair your elbows out, you're using more medial delts.
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Old 08-30-2010, 06:12 AM   #17
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Would you like to enlighten us as to what a proper false grip is ? Video would be nice. Should probably keep the false gripping for the rings.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOBKGesyFwk (WFS)
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Old 08-30-2010, 08:43 AM   #18
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There is nothing wrong with using a false grip as a part of strength training.

If we ruled out any exercise of which we could find a youtube video of someone doing it wrong and getting hurt, there'd be no exercises to do.

To quote Dave "To use a loose false grip, is not a proper false grip, it's being stupid and being an idiot."
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Old 08-30-2010, 09:25 AM   #19
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Re: Triceps

Agree you can have strong triceps from numerous exercises but if your body pockets fat in that area then you can still have wobble...

Best thing is to keep working out hard and monitor your diet. Which is pretty much the answer for everything...better sex...less acne...less wobble...finding your "Inner G"...etc.
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Old 08-30-2010, 10:15 AM   #20
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Thanks guys. Remember, I am still weaning from the isolation mentality so forgive me.

No, I don't want bigger. Stronger is fine I was just curious.

Isolation mentality argh.

I see what you're asking though. I would say ring dips are amazing for your entire arm, chest and shoulders.
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