Parallel Bar Dips
Main muscle: Triceps
Other muscles: Chest, Shoulders
Equipment: parallel bars
Mechanics type: compound
Fitness level: beginner
Category: Increase strength, Street Workout

  1. 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.
  2. Begin by flexing the elbow, lowering your body until your arms break 90 degrees. Avoid swinging, and maintain good posture throughout the descent.
  3. Reverse the motion by extending the elbow, pushing yourself back up into the starting position.
  4. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.


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