Parallel Bar Dips
Main muscle: Triceps
Other muscles: Chest, Shoulders
Equipment: parallel bars
Mechanics type: compound
Fitness level: beginner
Category: Increase strength, Street Workout
- Stand between a set of parallel bars. Place a hand on each bar, and then take a small jump to help you get into the starting position with your arms locked out.
- Begin by flexing the elbow, lowering your body until your arms break 90 degrees. Avoid swinging, and maintain good posture throughout the descent.
- Reverse the motion by extending the elbow, pushing yourself back up into the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.