Dips Exercise

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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.

Dips Exercise - Step 1

Step 1

Push your bottom off the step and slowly lower your body down to the ground keeping your back close to the side of the step and your elbows pointing straight back behind you. Don’t let them flare to the side or allow your torso to come too far in front of the bench.

Dips Exercise - Step 2

Step 2

For added difficulty, place a medicine ball or other unstable object under your feet. Repeat 10-15 times.

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