Stretch Dip Bars


Level: Intermediate
Regression: Bar dips
Progression: Weighted dips, explosive dips

Stand between the dip bars and grasp them with an overhand grip. Lift your body off the ground by extending your arms. Keep your elbows slightly bent. Lower your body by bending your elbows, then push back up.

How to do:

1. Inhale and slowly lower your body with elbows pointing backwards;

2. The upper arm should be at 90° angle of the forearm;

3. Exhale, while pushing your body straight up without locking arms.


Avoid the swinging motion during this exercise and keep your elbows pointing backwards.