Reasons To Do Dips Exercise
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It’s a Multi Joint Exercise
Doing dips works out several muscles in the same time your triceps, chest and anterior deltoids. This builds muscle much faster than doing single joint exercises like curls or and causes you to gain mass much quicker. Moreover, it was also shown in recent studies that multi joint exercises boost metabolism and help you burn more calories quicker and even when you are not working out.
Dips are relatively safe exercise that does not require special equipment for supporting your lower back or elbows. All you need to do it is a dip station, and some sport parks in your area may even have it free of charge for the public.
Unlike squats or bench press, dips are very safe to do and do not require 100% perfect technique to ensure your safety. Body injuries due to the dip exercise is quite rare and even if you use extra weight this is exercise is one of the safest exercises you can do. Unlike most triceps exercises which put big pressure on your tendons and eventually cause injuries, the dip is a very safe exercise that rarely causes harm to your body.
If your budget does not allow a gym subscription, you can still purchase a dip station for a fairly cheap price of around $30-$50, depending on the quality and the brand of the workout station. Dip stations do not occupy much space in your home and you can fold them when you don’t workout. This is very good alternative to gym subscription and allows you to workout when you want, where you want to with no limits. It will provide you with basic exercises that you can do at home to build your muscles quite fast.
You Can Add Weight for Extra Difficulty
You can also add weight to your dip to make your exercise more difficult and achieve higher intensity levels. It is possible to hold a weight between your legs and make each dip much more intense and productive for your mass gains process.
Because the dip is a compound exercise it allows you to workout 3 parts of your body in the same time, so you save time and do just one exercise instead of three.
Used By Bodybuilders
We all have seen the famous picture of My Olympia Jay Cutler doing dips with chains on his neck for extra weight, and this should serve as a proof for the efficiency of this exercise. If it is good enough for Mr Olympia, it is definitely good enough for you. The dip allows you to workout several parts of your body at the same time, making your triceps, chest and shoulders expand with just one exercise.
Dan Storren is a bodybuilding fanatic and in his site shares insights and articles about body building and building muscles. Visit his site "Dip-Station" for information about the best dip stations.
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