Tricep Dip

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • 10 reps
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  • 53
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Average Sitewide Tricep Dip Reps

  • 10 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
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  • 48
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Average Male Tricep Dip Reps

  • 10 reps
    average reps
  • 10 reps
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  • 1
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Average Female Tricep Dip Reps

How to do the Tricep Dip:

Muscles Worked

Triceps secondary Chest primary Muscles diagram

Details

The tricep dip is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the triceps ...more

The tricep dip is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the triceps.

The only tricep dip equipment that you really need is the following: roman chair. There are however many different tricep dip variations that you can try out that may require different types of tricep dip equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper tricep dip form is easy with the step by step tricep dip instructions, tricep dip tips, and the instructional tricep dip technique video on this page. The tricep dip is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the tricep dip video, learn how to do the tricep dip, and then be sure and browse through the tricep dip workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Do not rock your body. Lower slowly and keep your body as straight as possible.
  2. Keep your shoulders locked in place and do not allow them to come up toward your ears.
  3. Squeeze your chest and triceps tightly as you push up from the dip.
  4. Only go down until your elbows form a 90 degree angle. Going down any farther puts too much stress on your shoulders.

Variations

  1. Perform a Weighted Dip.
  2. Perform on a Machine Dip.
  3. Perform Bench Dips.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • AaronV
    over 4 years ago
    #

    Start slow on this one, so you don't wreck your shoulders. This is a fun one to work with because you see results very quickly.

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. Do not rock your body. Lower slowly and keep your body as straight as possible.
  2. Keep your shoulders locked in place and do not allow them to come up toward your ears.
  3. Squeeze your chest and triceps tightly as you push up from the dip.
  4. Only go down until your elbows form a 90 degree angle. Going down any farther puts too much stress on your shoulders.

Variations

  1. Perform a Weighted Dip.
  2. Perform on a Machine Dip.
  3. Perform Bench Dips.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound