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    gonaherpasyphilaids
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    skull crushers?

    what exactly is this exercise, I cant find it on the net. I switched over to WBB2 so theres a few new exercises I dont really know... any help?

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    Damn I usually bring it straight down to my forehead instead of behind my head, been doing them wrong all this time
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    It also kind of depends on what you want to do. The video is a great demo. Bringing it down to your forehead you can actually bend the arm to a smaller angle because you're not moving your upper arm. Strict form is very important.

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    With the amount of weight I use I would have to call them "skull bruisers".



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    I personally find bringing it down to the forehead more effective for working the triceps. Theres more shoulder rotation bringing it behind the head and I think it becomes more of a pullover.
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    Where you bring the bar down to matters less than keeping the upper arm locked in position and not letting it drift back and forward during the movement. I actually prefer locking my arms in a position where the bar comes down to my scalp. If I try to bring it down to my forehead, it puts excessive stress on my elbow joints. That's just me though, depends on the individual.
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