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    rep range for weighted tricep dips?

    what kind of rep ranges do you guys use for this exercise? for some reason, i really only feel it in my triceps when i go heavy.
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    I would use low or medium or high reps. Anything in the 2-20 range would be fine. Going heavy is good.
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    That's a WIDE range: 2-20? lol

    I would say somewhere in the 8-12 range.
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    6-8 reps works best for me.
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    3-8 for me.
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    I *personally* prefer higher reps, 8-12, for triceps. I'm still going pretty heavy, but too heavy and I start to stress my joints too much.
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    I tend to keep it higher than most exercises (up to 18-20 reps) because when I add too much weight it starts to bother my shoulders.
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    When you get to heavier weights and low reps (below 6 reps), it can really start aggravating your shoulder if you're not careful. I stick to the same rep range for any other compound chest exercise that I do (6-12).

    When I start getting into heavier weights, 135+, I start concentrating more on the move, instead of just trying to get the next rep.
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    Originally Posted by johnsbod View Post
    I tend to keep it higher than most exercises (up to 18-20 reps) because when I add too much weight it starts to bother my shoulders.
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    It's not really my form, it's some old shoulder injuries that get aggravated if I go to heavy.
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    I like between 5 and 8 reps for dips.
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    Heavy dips, light dips, bodyweight dips, haha whatever the case I would recommend reps in the 8-12 range. Training for strength, I would say 5-8 is adequate.
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