The Dumbbell Skullcrusher is an upper body exercise that primarily targets the triceps. This is an isolation exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters.
- Bodyweight skullcrusher
- Move your elbows back towards your head when the dumbbells are at their lowest position to get more of a stretch on the tricep.
- Hold two dumbbells directly above your shoulders, with your palms facing each other.
- Bend your arms at the elbow, lowering the dumbbells until they are behind your head, then extend your arms back to the starting position by squeezing your triceps.
- Keep your elbows tucked in at all times.