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Dips With Chair

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auxiliary muscles:Hand ExtensorsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Bench or Seat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • sit down at the end of the seat area of a solid chair
  • grasp the edge of the seat area next to your bottom with both hands
  • the backs of your hands are turned forwards
  • keep your back straight and the arms bent a little
  • reach out the legs straight and place the heels further ahead, so that your bottom moves away from the seat area
  • the heels are hip width apart

Correct Execution

  • now slowly bend your arms until your bottom almost touches the ground
  • your upper arms are nearly parallel to the ground then
  • there is a 90 degree angle in your arms, your forearms are vertically to the ground
  • try to keep the back straight and stay close to the additive
  • your sight is always turned straight ahead
  • then push yourself up into the starting position again
  • do not forget to always keep the arms bent at least a bit when bringing them up

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