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2004/01/14 00:57:07 (permalink)
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dips - 5x5 question

for triceps - are these dips done on a bench with the weight in your lap or on the thingymajigg / dipping "station" ?

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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 14:40:20 (permalink)
    i do 5x5's on parallel barswith weight, try both to see which one you prefer. i personally hate the bench dips.
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 15:20:22 (permalink)
    Block:

    Parallel bar dips are a far superior exercise to bench dips, not even in the same league.
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 15:24:08 (permalink)
    Frankie,

    How far do you go like to go down on parallel bar dips?
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 15:33:49 (permalink)
    Dave H:

    Until the triceps are parallel to the ground.
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 15:53:51 (permalink)
    Personally when dipping I tend to avoid going further than parallel otherwise it puts too much strain on my elbow ligaments (especially when dipping with added weight).
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/14 16:19:53 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by Frankie NY

    Dave H:

    Until the triceps are parallel to the ground.



    Thanks.
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    RE: dips - 5x5 question 2004/01/15 00:10:24 (permalink)
    cheers guys
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