The LPG Muscle Tri-Bells are a tricep extension cable attachment that provide a unique handle for tricep exercises.

LPG Muscle
LPG Muscle Tri-Bells 4
(4 ratings & reviews)
LPG Muscle Tri-Bells 4" Double Hi-Tech Tricep Rope - Nothing gets attention like a killer set of triceps. And nothing builds that dominant upper arm muscle group better than hi-tech Tri-Bells extension cables. Engineered to outperform ordinary triceps ropes, Tri-Bells extension cables redefine rope style exercises with a revolutionary new sport grip that delivers 30% greater muscle stimulation. The perfect choice for athletes, Tri-Bells patent pending gripping domes improve sport performance by conditioning gripping and throwing muscles of forearms, wrists and hands, as well as the three heads of the triceps muscles. Benefits: Targets lateral AND long head triceps muscles "Ball Style" grip strengthens and conditions forearms, wrists and hand "stabilizer" muscles Provides a first ever cable machine alternative for single dumbbell triceps extension exercises Uses common rope style exercise movements Outperforms common triceps rope Features: Hemispherical gripping surface and revolutionary new sport grip Fully encased hard plastic domes with textured gripping surface 1000# strong ultra-flexible and spider web thin cable suspension for optimal exercise freedom of movement Plush, hygienic rubberized cable sleeves Color: Black bells and Orange tube covers Lifetime Full Replacement Warranty US Patent #8,491,448 B2 Specifications: Bell Dimensions: 4" x 4" x 2" Cable Length: 1" joined at one eyelet Weight: 1 lb.

LPG Muscle Tri-Bells Review

Man, there are some fun training toys out today.

It seems like every year; companies are coming out with new and better ways of old training devices.

The LPG Muscle Tri-Bells is no different.

How many times have you gone up to a cable pulley stack and thought the traditional metal handles could be improved? They work, but there's got to be a better way than the rusty and loud metal bars or pulley ropes that are used for hitting various isolation movements.

Well, here's your answer.

As of late, in my own personal training, I've begun doing more isolation work.

This isn't necessarily to make my "tri's pop" or my "calves show." It's more just to add strength in various positions that come about during "functional" training and just life in general.

Due to an increased focus on isolation accessory movements, I, just as many of you, am on the lookout for new toys that can aid in my journey towards a stronger version of me.

A company I've found that is making some of the most unusual tools for bodybuilders is LPG Muscle. I recently reviewed their Grip Freak that is an absolutely overbuilt wrist roller, but that makes it, in my opinion, one of the best on the market.

The product I'm reviewing today is a simple invention, but one of those ideas that make you question how someone is just now coming up with the idea.

Tri-Bells are essentially improved rope handles.

Everyone and their mothers (if you have a jacked mom) know the traditional rope handle that attached to a cable stack and is used for triceps pushdowns. They're as old and unimproved as the barbell.

LPG Muscle has taken this idea and created a half circle grip area that in all honesty, creates the best feeling triceps pushdown I've ever done.

The Tri-Bells are made simple, yet durable.

Plastic domes are attached to braided metal cables, wrapped in rubber, with an eyelet attached.

That's about all there is to them. And, that's a good thing. A product should be as simple as possible, yet no simpler (there's some Einstein for you.)

There are multiple versions of Tri-Bells, but the one's I received to review were the 6" single Tri-bell and the 4" double Tri-Bells.

Both feature strong, hard plastic construction, with a solid bottom plate.

The dome part of the Tri-Bell features raised plastic that allows for a good grip, although chalk doesn't seem to help grip too much.

One thing I would like to see regarding the Tri-Bells is a powder coated steel version. The plastic is great and plenty strong, but powder coated steel not only matches everything else in many people's gyms, but it also takes chalk well and allows for an awesome surface to grip.

To add some pop to the handles as well as protect the steel cable, LPG muscle wrapped the braided cables in an orange rubber hose. Not only does it protect well, but in my opinion, it looks great and is a thoughtful addition.

Something I was a little skeptical on was the weight the Tri-Bells could handle.

They look great, but the plastic domes made me think that maybe they wouldn't be able to handle very heavy loads.

Seriously, these things are tough.

The smaller handles are great for pushdowns or curls, but the bigger handle is killer for overhead try extensions, skull crushers, or even pull-ups.

Rogue Fitness sells a globe type pullup apparatus for over $100 that can't come close to the functionality of the Tri-Bells.

There are a lot of movements I'm excited to use them in.

A few I can think of are:

  • Pullovers
  • Shoulder Presses
  • Sled Drags
  • Wood Choppers
  • Hangs

Toys like these are great for the creative trainee who likes to add in not only productive but fun accessory work.

Final Thoughts

The Tri-Bells from LPG Muscle are the only domed pulldown apparatus on the market.

They're superior to the traditional Rope Pushdown handle, and they aren't overpriced.

If you're looking for some new toys to add to your arsenal, check out LPG Muscle and some of their equipment, they're creating a lot of innovative gear.

Full Rating

Value - 4.0
Construction - 4.0
4
Good

The LPG Muscle Tri-Bells are a tricep extension cable attachment that provide a unique handle for tricep exercises.

Where to Purchase

LPG Muscle
LPG Muscle Tri-Bells 4
(4 ratings & reviews)
LPG Muscle Tri-Bells 4" Double Hi-Tech Tricep Rope - Nothing gets attention like a killer set of triceps. And nothing builds that dominant upper arm muscle group better than hi-tech Tri-Bells extension cables. Engineered to outperform ordinary triceps ropes, Tri-Bells extension cables redefine rope style exercises with a revolutionary new sport grip that delivers 30% greater muscle stimulation. The perfect choice for athletes, Tri-Bells patent pending gripping domes improve sport performance by conditioning gripping and throwing muscles of forearms, wrists and hands, as well as the three heads of the triceps muscles. Benefits: Targets lateral AND long head triceps muscles "Ball Style" grip strengthens and conditions forearms, wrists and hand "stabilizer" muscles Provides a first ever cable machine alternative for single dumbbell triceps extension exercises Uses common rope style exercise movements Outperforms common triceps rope Features: Hemispherical gripping surface and revolutionary new sport grip Fully encased hard plastic domes with textured gripping surface 1000# strong ultra-flexible and spider web thin cable suspension for optimal exercise freedom of movement Plush, hygienic rubberized cable sleeves Color: Black bells and Orange tube covers Lifetime Full Replacement Warranty US Patent #8,491,448 B2 Specifications: Bell Dimensions: 4" x 4" x 2" Cable Length: 1" joined at one eyelet Weight: 1 lb.

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