[ UK /tɹˈa‍ɪsɛps/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹaɪˌsɛps/ ]
  1. any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
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How To Use triceps In A Sentence

  • Posterior elbow pain in the setting of repetitive elbow extension suggests the diagnosis of triceps tendinosis.
  • Remember that you're like a peacock on show, so puff your chest up as much as you can, try to keep your forearms just above stomach height so that your bi and triceps are slightly defined.
  • One of the striking things that stand out with gymnasts are their amazing arms and shoulders ... even the guy who finished 30th at Nationals was ripped with each and every nuance of the deltoids, triceps and biceps shredded.
  • A sesamoid bone is occasionally contained within the tendon of the triceps muscle proximal to the olecranon.
  • Like your triceps, you usually work your biceps through a semicircular plane, so training them on a straight plane can be a welcome change.
  • The rotating French press is a terrific triceps toner because it really isolates the triceps muscle.
  • The triceps is the powerful muscle on the back of the upper arm that is responsible for straightening the elbow. The Full Feed from
  • I want to thicken my back and improve the sweep of my quads and upper pecs, and I'll work on my triceps, too.
  • It is always advisable to have a training partner to assist when doing lying triceps exercises.
  • The heavier you can go with your bench-press sets, the better for your pectorals, anterior deltoids and triceps, provided their work is not being stolen by cheating.
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