tricep

noun
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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For the spidermans, focus on opening your hip and trying to get your knee to connect with the upper part of your triceps. SELF, "Core and Cardio Burner," 28 Apr. 2019 Clayton and Rees have six moves guaranteed to give your triceps a major workout. Bari Leiberman, Redbook, "6 Bodyweight Triceps Workouts You Can Do Without a Gym," 2 June 2017 Lift right foot and bring right knee to tap right triceps. SELF, "Bodyweight Cardio and Core," 28 Apr. 2019 Extra innings: Pitchers Yu Darvish (right triceps) and Carl Edwards Jr. (right shoulder) felt fine a day after throwing and will continue their programs this week at Wrigley Field. Mark Gonzales, chicagotribune.com, "Joe Maddon giving Cubs closer Brandon Morrow plenty of rest," 16 June 2018 Strong triceps are also important for generating a greater force when pushing an object. Philly.com, "5 easy exercises you can do from your chair," 27 Mar. 2018 That includes your pectorals (chest), lats (the broad muscle on the sides of your mid-back), triceps, and the muscles around the shoulder blades. Isadora Baum, SELF, "7 Foam Rolling Mistakes You Should Avoid," 16 Mar. 2019 Your wrists should be shoulder-distance apart, and your hands and triceps should not be touching the ball. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Work Your Abs With This Stability Ball Exercise From Celebrity Trainer Don Saladino," 19 Feb. 2019 Targets the core, pectorals, deltoids, and triceps. SELF, "A 15-Minute No-Equipment Core Workout You Can Do at Home," 18 Jan. 2019

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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