If the biceps are the show muscles, the triceps are the go muscles. They let you extend your arms—when batting or swinging, for example—and building strong triceps are crucial for athletes. Get exercise instruction from top pro and college strength coaches and learn all-new ways to train the triceps.

Latest in Triceps

3 Best Tricep Exercises (With a Complete Training Program)

Want bigger, stronger arms? Whether you are an athlete looking to take your game to the next level and intimidate you opponents with a jacked set of...

By: Andrew Heming

For Bigger Arms and Better Performance, Train Your Triceps

People often associate biceps with "big gun" arms, but in reality the triceps are far more important for sports performance—and arm size overall...

By: Brandon Hall

Build Awesome Arms With This 15-Minute Workout

Trisets involve performing three exercises in succession without resting until you complete the third movement. You can use trisets for opposing muscle...

By: Roger Lockridge

3D Triceps Workout: 3 Exercises for Huge Arms

What's got three heads and spends its whole life overshadowed by its two-headed neighbor on the other side of town? Your triceps, and I'm not joking...

By: Tony Bonvechio

3 Athletic Arm Exercises for Big Guns

Ask any internet 'guru' about whatmakes a lifter strong and they'll tell you it's all about the bench press, backsquat and barbell deadlift. However,...

By: Nate Palmer

Latest Videos in Triceps

Perfect the Tricep Pushdown With Peyton Manning

In this football training video, Peyton Manning performs drop sets of Tricep Pushdowns with Coach Will Bartholomew to increase his strength for football.

Scott Stallings Resisted Push-Up-DB Curl Superset

PGA Tour player Scott Stallings performs a Band Diamond Push-Up and Zottman Dumbbell Curl combo lift with coaching by Kurt Hester, national director of training for D1 Sports.

Women's Lacrosse Plyo Push-Up

In this women's lacrosse training video, Speed Strength Systems owner Tim Robertson coaches the Plyo Push-Up and explains how this movement will improve lacrosse performance.

Premier Volleyball Swing Through Exercise

The Premier Volleyball team performs the Swing Through, a bodyweight exercise for strengthening the triceps and improving core and shoulder stability.

Josh Cribbs Trains for Upper-Body Explosiveness

Cleveland Browns multi-purpose weapon Josh Cribbs shares his Bench Press secrets and explains why the lift is a staple of his off-season training program.