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Dips Between Chairs - alternatively

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muscles:TricepsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Hand ExtensorsMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • place two solid chairs shoulder width apart
  • you can put some weight onto the seat areas (for example heavy books) otherwise this could become unsafe
  • stand between the two chairs
  • bend the knees a bit and place your hands at the ends of the back rests
  • hold your back straight
  • brace the arms and bring the feet up by angling your legs

Correct Execution

  • bend your arms slowly until the upper arms are parallel to the ground
  • your body is in a line from head to knees
  • the arms stay close to the body
  • the elbows do not wander outwards
  • afterwards, push yourself back up again until the arms are almost pushed through
  • repeat the exercise several times

tips for the workout

  1. if you lean the upper body forwards a little, the focus is more on the chest
  2. put on a backpack, to increase the weight