Bench Dips : Triceps Exercises

Build strong, big triceps with one of the best triceps exercises, the bench dips !
By Peter Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 02:42 PM

Exercise Name:  Bench Dips

Area Worked:  Back of Upper Arm

Muscles:  Triceps Brachii

Description / Instruction:

To perform the bench dip, sit with your back close to the side of a bench and place your hands on the bench next to your hips.  Your fingers should cup the edge and your elbows should be pointed back.  Your knees should be bent with your feet on the floor.  Keeping the weight on your arms, slowly lower your body down until your upper arms are parallel to the floor.  Return to the start by straightening your arms and contracting the triceps muscles. This exercise develops the triceps brachii.