Triceps Dip

How To Do A Triceps Dip

The triceps dip exercise builds arm and shoulder strength. In general, it works the muscles that run on the backside of your upper arm, from the elbow to the shoulder. It is a basic bodyweight exercise that doesn’t require much equipment.

How to do a triceps dip
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How to to do a triceps dip

How To Do Triceps Dips Right (On Box)

  1. Place your hands on a box with straight arms.
  2. Bent your knees leaning the weight on your heels.
  3. Bend the arms lowering yourself down to the floor until your arms are at 90 degrees.
  4. Push back up hard, extend and straighten your arms back to the start position.
  5. Try a count of three lowering down and one coming back up.

The Triceps Dip Modifications

The triceps dip has many useful modifications and can be used by any fitness level exerciser. The exercise strengthens the upper body and increases the range of motion of the body. All triceps dip modifications are effective in building up the strength of the triceps, the shoulders, and the arms.

Below I list some of the modifications for your inspiration:

  • Triceps dips with straight legs
  • Triceps dips with straight elevated legs
  • Triceps dips with bars
  • Triceps dips with rings
  • Triceps bench dips

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