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Tricep Muscle facts


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Your Triceps cover the back of the upper arm their role is to work in co-ordination with your bicep to allow you arms to function.

• Your triceps muscles consists of three components; the pronator teres, brachialis and brachii.

• Triceps brachii –  Your triceps have three parts - the long, medial and lateral heads.

• The tricep composes of 2/3 of your arm therefore it is a key muscle to concentrate on when building arm strength and reducing your "bat wings" (saggy arms due to lack of toning)!

• There are a number of exercises you can perform to tone and build your triceps or to avoid saggy arms (also known as bat wings / chicken wings).



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