Alternating Skull Crusher

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Dumbbells
  • Flat Bench

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How to do the Alternating Skull Crusher :

Muscles Worked

Forearms secondary Triceps primary Muscles diagram

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The alternating skull crusher is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the triceps ...more

The alternating skull crusher is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the triceps.

The only alternating skull crusher equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells and flat bench. There are however many different alternating skull crusher variations that you can try out that may require different types of alternating skull crusher equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper alternating skull crusher form is easy with the step by step alternating skull crusher instructions, alternating skull crusher tips, and the instructional alternating skull crusher technique video on this page. The alternating skull crusher is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the alternating skull crusher video, learn how to do the alternating skull crusher , and then be sure and browse through the alternating skull crusher workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Make sure to do this exercise slowly and be sure not to use extreme weight, as it can cause injury to the elbow.
  2. Keep triceps tight and contracted while performing this exercise to avoid strain.
  3. Be sure to inhale when bringing weight to side of head and exhale on way up.

Variations

  1. Can also be done by doing both dumbbells at the same time, rather than one arm at a time.
  2. Perform with palms facing away from body, rather than palms facing each other.
  3. Use only on dumbbell at a time and place opposite hand under elbow with dumbbell stabilize elbow.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Dumbbells
  • Flat Bench

Tips

  1. Make sure to do this exercise slowly and be sure not to use extreme weight, as it can cause injury to the elbow.
  2. Keep triceps tight and contracted while performing this exercise to avoid strain.
  3. Be sure to inhale when bringing weight to side of head and exhale on way up.

Variations

  1. Can also be done by doing both dumbbells at the same time, rather than one arm at a time.
  2. Perform with palms facing away from body, rather than palms facing each other.
  3. Use only on dumbbell at a time and place opposite hand under elbow with dumbbell stabilize elbow.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation