Exercise Tweak – The Incline Dip

April 12, 2010 by  
Filed under The Fitness Bug

Dips are a great exercises for your chest and triceps. However, they can wear your shoulders down and cause much pain and agrivation (check out the variations in the bodyweight exercise ebook >>). That is why today I’m introducing you to the incline dip exercise.

Why Perform the incline dip exercise?

Explode your chest muscles while protecting your shoulders

The Incline Dip

Instructions

  1. Grab the bars of a dip station and lift yourself so your arms are completely straight.
  2. Raise your thighs in front of you until they’re parallel to floor
  3. bend your knees 90-degrees (like sitting in a chair). Keep this position for the whole exercise.
  4. Keep your elbows tucked close to your body
  5. Slowly lower yourself by bending your elbows until your upper arms are parallel to the floor. (Allow your torso to lean forward.)
  6. Pause, then push back up to the starting position.

Simple yet effective tweak!

No long post for you today (Those are coming back with a vengence). Besides, less is sometimes more. Especially in your workouts to build supreme strength or mass.

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