Skull Crusher

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skull crusher

Move Targets: Triceps and biceps


Step 1: Grab a set of dumbbells, and start by lying on your back with the knees bent. With one dumbbell in each hand, raise your arms so they are above your chest, making sure your elbows are straight but not locked.

skull crusher 1

Step 2: Slowly lower both arms toward your head, bending just at the elbows to 90-degrees. Pause at the bottom, then press your arms back to starting position. This is one rep.

 skull crusher 2

Modification (Beginner): Ditch the dumbbells!

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