- The French Press hits the Long Head of the tricep.
- To make it easier on elbow and wrist joints, use an E-Z Curl Bar.
- Palms face forward, lower behind the head and extend to straight arm.
- You can also do this from a standing position.
Close Grip Bench Press
- Have the elbows OUT to hit the Lateral Head.
- Keep the elbows IN to hit the Medial/Long Heads.
- Straighten the arms each rep to hit the tricep fully.
- Lower it slowly under control.
- Try a pause at the bottom of the movement.