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Dip Machine

Exercise Data

Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Triceps
Other Muscles: Chest, Shoulders
Equipment: Machine
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Dip Machine Guide

Main Muscle: Triceps

  1. Sit securely in a dip machine, select the weight and firmly grasp the handles.
  2. Now keep your elbows in at your sides in order to place emphasis on the triceps. The elbows should be bent at a 90 degree angle.
  3. As you contract the triceps, extend your arms downwards as you exhale. Tip: At the bottom of the movement, focus on keeping a little bend in your arms to keep tension on the triceps muscle.
  4. Now slowly let your arms come back up to the starting position as you inhale.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: You can perform this exercise on parallel bars or on a triceps dip assist machine.



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Review: Dip Machine

Exercise Rating
10/10

Oct 27, 2014 7:55 PM: I find I get the best burns from this when I do drop sets or pyramid sets. Plus, I can move a lot of weight around without worrying about my stabilizer muscles. Since I typically do triceps after chest - it is really nice to have one set that doesn't tax my already spent stabilizers.



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Exercise Rating
9/10

Oct 1, 2014 10:07 AM: I still feel the burn of this machine! This exercise is close to becoming my favorite tricep exercise with tricep rope pushdown still being my fav.



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Sep 8, 2014 1:34 PM: I did feel the burn on heavy weights.



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9/10

Aug 17, 2014 1:25 PM: Go heavy! If you think about it, this machine is just an alternative to dips so don't make it too easy on yourself.



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10/10

Mar 13, 2014 1:34 PM: Great!



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9/10

Aug 29, 2013 3:55 PM: Just a really great exercise for the triceps.



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Exercise Rating
10/10

Aug 4, 2013 1:33 PM: Have always loved this machine. You get a really good isolated motion on triceps.



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10/10

Jun 29, 2013 3:18 PM: nice exercise...



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Review: Dip Machine

Exercise Rating
9/10

Jul 18, 2012 11:50 AM: This is good for me because i have had wrist injuries i wont have to worry about them giving out under my weight and i still blast my triceps as well as my chest



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10/10

Jul 10, 2012 4:07 AM: Great alternative to dips.



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