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Old 01-05-2013, 12:36 PM   #21
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Lol@passionate threeway.

In my previous post I just wanted to further clarify my logic regarding the issue. I stand by it. I think any more back and forth debate would just be semantics. I am fine with being alone in my opinion on this topic.

Body weight is definitely a factor for myself. As a leaner man I had little to no issues with dips. I did them regularly. As I have grown into a heavier man (to put it nicely) the issues have started to occur.
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Don't do them then. Try close grip declines for a similar effect, get strong on those and maybe give dips another chance.
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Dips, like squats, deadlifts, and seemingly every other movement, can invite injury when the movement is botched. Ideally, before attempting a dip, you should be able to bang out fifty push-ups with strict form consecutively. You should also be free of any pre-existing shoulder or elbow pathology.

First, assume a shoulder width or slightly wider than shoulder width grip on the parallel bars. Some wall mounted parallel bars flare out at the ends. Avoid grasping this part. Selectorized assisted pull-up and dip machines will typically have handles that rotate and lock into place, allowing you to go wide or narrow, depending on your preference. Flip the handles inward to keep the hand placement narrow, at least initially.



If there isn’t a foot plate or step attached to the machine or located below the parallel bars, situate a low plyometric box, stack of plates, or aerobic steppers beneath the bars. Alternatively, you can grasp the parallel bars and jump into place.

Once you’re atop the parallel bars with your elbows locked out, perform the following before descending:

Inhale while simultaneously bracing the core and locking the hips into extension. If the parallel bars are high off the ground, you may keep your knees extended. If not (or if you’re freakishly tall), bend your knees, crossing one foot over the other, to keep them from hitting the ground.

Keep the chin tucked and squeeze the shoulder blades together. This will prevent any scapular elevation or excessive shoulder extension from occurring.

Using the handles, pull yourself down slowly, as if you’re rowing the handles to your chest. Do not drop down.

Keep a slight forward lean. Allow your torso to “drift” away from the handles slightly. This helps balance the stress imposed on the shoulders and elbows equally because now they’ll be stacked atop each other.

Descend to the point of a stretch, not pain. Ideally, you should feel a slight stretch of both heads of the pectoralis major as well as the anterior deltoid. You should not sink below where the elbow achieves 90 degrees of flexion or where the back of your arm is parallel with the ceiling.

Exhale while driving with the heel of the palm to initiate the push of the anterior delts and chest. Focus on pushing the bars down and away from you as if you’re scaling a fence.

Continue to exhale while you extend the elbows. There isn’t any need to forcefully lock out the elbows.
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I had my shoulder repaired a little over a year ago. Fully torn rotator cuff. No exercise or nothing for a year. Now I have been getting back into lifting for a couple of month's now. Had some dip bars but had to sell them, because there was no way I could do dips. Got myself a Total Gym to work my shoulder back into shape slowly. I can now do the dips on the dips attachment. Trying to work my way up to normal dips as soon as I feel safe with it. With the right, slow workout, you can accomplish dips. You just have to start where you are most comfortable and work your way up to them.
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