Weighted Parallel-Bar Dips

Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Triceps

Calories Burned:  289 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Triceps
Using a weight belt with a chain, attach a dumbbell or weight plate to the belt so you're pulling up more than your body weight.

Grip parallel bars (the bars may parallel with each other or V-shaped) with your palms facing one another.

Jump up and support your body with your arms extended; bend your legs behind you and cross your ankles.

Keep your torso fully erect throughout the movement, this will focus the majority of the load on your Triceps.

Lower your body until shoulder is just slightly lower than elbow, being sure to keep your upper arms close to your torso.

Press your body up to the starting position; do not lock your elbows at the top.

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