STRAIGHT-ARM DIPS

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Get up on a dip bar, keeping your arms straight and shoulders back.
  2. LIFT: Allow yourself to drop down into a depressed position by relaxing your traps, then power yourself back up, as if shrugging your shoulders.
  3. TIP: Look at the motion; this is comparable to a bodyweight version of Shrugs. Resist the urge to bend your elbows and use your arms.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Shoulders (Upper Traps)
  • Arms (Forearms)
barbell shrugs muscles worked

ALTERNATIVE EXERCISES: