Incline Triceps Push Up. How-to, proper form and tips

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The Incline Triceps Push Up strengthens the triceps in a mid-term between the easier Wall Triceps Push Up and the harder Knee Triceps Push Up.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Choose a balcony, horizontal bar or any appliance as high as your shoulders.
  2. Hold such support with both hands, arms bended and elbows towards the floor.
  3. Move your feet away so than the body performs a 45 degrees angle.
  4. This is the starting position.
  5. Extend your arms bringing the body a little more vertical.
  6. Bend your elbows again, keeping them vertical toward the floor, not horizontally.

Hints & tips:

  • The lower your hands, the harder the movement.


  • Strengthen Triceps.

Counting & gamification:

  • Do 3 sets of 7-10 repetitions.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps

Secondary muscles: Abs, Lowerback

Other names

The exercise can be found with other names. Examples are:

  • Incline Triceps Push Up
  • Incline Triceps Extention

Triceps Push Up, easy to hard

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2. Incline Triceps Push Up

Triceps Extensions aka Skull Crushers

Training tricep with Push Ups

Other Incline Push Ups

Muscle: Shoulder

Muscle: Triceps

Collection: Push Up Variations

Category: Bodyweight