tri·​cep | \ ˈtrī-ˌsep How to pronounce tricep (audio) \

Definition of tricep

: triceps And the sad fact is that no amount of tricep dips will do anything to remedy the drooping flesh at the back of the arm when it becomes impervious to exercise.— Jeannine Stein

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Recent Examples on the Web The pivoting foot pedals allow for a larger range of motion and their patent pending front stabilizer footpads are designed for additional exercises like tricep extensions, standing shoulder presses and more. Rebecca Rodriguez, NBC News, "Best affordable rowers under $500," 5 Mar. 2021 Dick’s Sporting Goods mapped out a couch workout that includes seat crunches, leg raises and tricep dips. oregonlive, "Better Super Bowl viewing: The best new TVs, sound bars, fan gear on sale," 22 Jan. 2021 Examples of static stretches include pulling your heel to your butt and holding it there to stretch your quad, or bending and pulling your elbow overhead to stretch your tricep. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "11 Benefits of Stretching That Will Make Anyone Want to Move Their Body," 24 Dec. 2020 This adjustable tower is relatively compact and can be used for upper body exercises, including pull ups, tricep dips, push ups and more. Hanna Horvath, NBC News, "Best home gyms and home gym systems, according to experts," 10 Dec. 2020 Start in the same position as the tricep extension exercise. Stephanie Mansour, CNN, "Tone and define your arms with this 5-minute workout," 14 Oct. 2020 Officials said he was shot in the tricep, hand, and leg. Cameron Knight, The Enquirer, "Middletown officer-involved shooting: What we know now," 1 Sep. 2020 Denny Jordan, a 21-year veteran of the Middletown Police Department, was wounded in the hand, tricep and leg, WCPO Channel 9 reports. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Ohio police officer, murder suspect wounded after chase, shooting," 1 Sep. 2020 Neither was rookie defensive lineman Jalen Dalton, who tore his tricep. Luke Johnson,, "Saints Day 8 observations: Defense wins the day, Sheldon Rankins looks dangerous," 26 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of tricep

1940, in the meaning defined above

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24 Mar 2021

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“Tricep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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