Decline Lying Triceps Extension

Also known as : Decline Bar Skullcrusher ; Decline Lying triceps extension; Decline French Press; Decline Triceps Press

Decline Lying Triceps Extension


Grab a barbell using a medium overhand grip and sit of the end of decline bench. Secure your legs/ ankles at the padding and slowly lay down on the bench. Bring the bar up to your chest and carefully lie down on the bench. Extend your arms straight up above your chest and hold the bar. This will be your starting position.


As you breathe in start slowly lower the weight toward your forehead, until the bar is about 2cm. from your forehead. From this position carefully change the direction of the movement and bring the bar back to the starting position as you breathe out.


  • - Use a decline bench with angle around 30 degrees.
  • - Keep your elbows pointing forward while you performing the Decline Lying Triceps Extension.
  • - Don't lock your elbows at the top and don?t move it back or forward to keep the tension on the triceps muscle.

All upper arm exercises