Suspended Triceps Dip

Suspended Triceps Dip

Classification

Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Stand between two suspension handles and grasp handles on each side of torso. Hold position firmly and lift feet from floor.

Execution

Push body up until arms are straight. Lower body until slight stretch is felt in shoulders. Repeat.

Comments

This exercise can be performed on adjustable length gymnastics rings or a dual anchored suspension trainer. To emphasize triceps, position body more upright than demonstrated by positioning hips straighter. Also see Chest Dips.

Easier

To decrease difficulty, position handles so legs can assist.

Harder

Added weight can be placed on dip belt or dumbbell can be placed between ankles to increase intensity.

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