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Thread: All hail the mighty dip!
10-05-2012, 10:05 PM #121
10-06-2012, 04:11 AM #122
First time doing dips in ever, did 4 sets of 8 bodyweight fairly easily but I didn't know the correct form for hitting my pecs. Will start adding weight soon,
10-06-2012, 04:27 AM #123
Ako Rahim doing his thang.
110 kg x 2
Dip with clap
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10-06-2012, 09:58 AM #124
10-06-2012, 05:35 PM #125
Dips should be in everyone's arsenal of regularly done exercises.
10-07-2012, 02:03 PM #126
10-07-2012, 03:52 PM #127
10-08-2012, 06:04 PM #128
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10-09-2012, 12:17 AM #129
I ****ing love doing dips.
Ever since I started doing them weighted, my triceps and chest exploded. I used to do them on chest/tri day after flat BB BP. Switching it up a bit and doing weighted dips first on triceps/shoulders day.
Personal best so far is 135lb x 3 reps on my last set.March 2012 ---------> 2/4/13 Goal by May 6, 2013
194lbs 19% BF------> 164lbs ~13.5% BF 160lbs ~11% BF
Bench: 270lbs x1 ----> 260lbs x1
Deadlift: 400lbs x1 --> 395lbs x1
Dips: 105lbs x6 ------> 135lbs x3
Pullup: BW 3x9 ------> 20lbs 3x6
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10-09-2012, 02:28 PM #130
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Fuxkinz luv dipz/chest loves em tris love em mires on mirror.
10-09-2012, 07:23 PM #131
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I do the Gironda dips on chest days and tri-dips on arm days. I'm a dipping fool and absolutely love it!!The first and the best victory is to conquer self. To be conquered by self is, of all things, the most shameful and vile. — Plato
10-14-2012, 04:59 PM #132
10-14-2012, 07:02 PM #133
Weighted dips have helped me TREMENDOUSLY with my dbell bench presses! Glad someone recognizes the dip as a great exercise.Never Back Down
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10-17-2012, 05:49 AM #134
bumpfui quod es, eris quod sum
10-17-2012, 03:23 PM #135
11-02-2012, 12:43 AM #136
I dunno if its just me but after a few sets of dips, i can realllly feel it in my chest like after doin flies. Great article.
11-02-2012, 03:35 AM #137
great article !!!
dips are really great. in my opinion this is the number one pressing movement for the upper body. if i had to choose only one pressing movenet it would be dips.
11-09-2012, 07:59 AM #138fui quod es, eris quod sum
11-09-2012, 08:59 AM #139
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11-09-2012, 12:39 PM #140
Just bought myself a belt after this thread, I do dips but have only done them body weight. Time to whack on the plates
11-09-2012, 01:48 PM #141
I do dips at the gym
I also do some at my desk on my office chair
11-16-2012, 11:30 PM #142
11-17-2012, 03:30 AM #143
11-24-2012, 01:16 PM #144
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Haha old strongman guys probably got so strong cause they listened to their body not some random guy on the internet
12-26-2012, 10:01 AM #145
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Finished up bench then did weighted dips for the 1st time today. I knew I needed more after I got to the point of being able to knock out well over 4 sets of 10-12 body weight dips. Got a belt a 25lb plate since I wasnt sure where to start. Did 10/8/6/6 and then 6 more body weight. Will probably go to 35 next week. I think my short term goal is to be able to knock out 10/10/10 with a 45 plate in the next 6 weeks. We'll see.
Good write-up! It was my motivator to try something more. Thanks.
12-26-2012, 07:35 PM #146
Bench dips seem to be easier on the anterior shoulder... Anterior shoulder is a secondary strength to pushing triceps... drop sets are awesome for those smaller muscles that are easily compensated. LOVE some dips! (I cant but always sing that old song... I put my hand up on your hip, then I dip you dip we dip** nerd I know)Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh,
you will die;
but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body,
you will live.
Let your dedication outlast your pain, let your faith overpower your fears, & let your vision look past your current circumstances...
01-29-2013, 03:09 PM #147
Last edited by ThundaHorz; 01-29-2013 at 03:21 PM.fui quod es, eris quod sum
01-30-2013, 10:39 AM #148
I am glad someone else loves dips!!! I love doing bench dips with another bench to prop my feet on, legs straight, 2 45 pound plates stacked on my thighs, to failure, then have someone remove weight and continue to failure to finsh my chest/tri workout. Absolute BLAST on the tri's and chest
01-30-2013, 10:43 AM #149
01-30-2013, 09:40 PM #150