Bench Dip (knees bent)

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Bench Dip (knees bent)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on side of bench. Place hands on edge of bench. Place feet on floor away from bench. Straighten arms, slide rear end off of edge of bench, and position feet on floor with knees bent.

Execution

Lower body by bending arms until slight stretch is felt in chest or shoulder, or rear end touches floor. Raise body and repeat.

Comments

Bench height should allow for full range of motion.

Easier

To make the exercise easier heighten bench or place feet closer to bench allowing space for full range of motion.

Harder

To increase resistance, feet can be placed further away from bench or straightened .

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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