Dips exercise is a great workout in strength training that works on your triceps, shoulders and chest the most. Dips exercises primarily increases strength and build muscles in upper body specifically in triceps and also engage core abdominal muscles secondarily. Dips workout can be done by many variations via using dip bars, push up bars or exercising machines. Dips are isolation workout that focuses on building powerful triceps muscles but works on shoulders, chest, lower back and abs also. Discontinue the workout and contact your doctor immediately if you feel pain or discomfort in wrists or elbows while performing Dips.