Tricep Dips with Bosu

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The tricep dip with the Bosu is an intermediate upper body exercise. This exercise targets the triceps and is the progression to the tricep dip on the bench.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Triceps

Triceps are an often forgotten muscle group. Triceps are located on the opposite side of the biceps at the back of the upper arm. Well strengthened and defined triceps make the arm look bigger and sleeker (reducing the "flabby arm" look).

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Back (upper)

You can’t see your back without a lot of effort, but this doesn't mean you shouldn’t train it. Back exercises consisting of both back stretching and back strengthening is very important to your health and overcoming back pain.

Equipment Used


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Bench

A weight training bench is a piece of equipment that has a resemblance to a normal (e.g. park) bench, but is cushioned and designed for use in the weight room.

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Bosu

The BOSU balance trainer stands for "Both Sides Utilized" and is most often used for balance training, various athletic drills and aerobic activities.

Exercise Instructions


tricep dips with bosu - step 1

Step 1

Start with your hands just off of your hips, your feet up on the Bosu and your back straight.

tricep dips with bosu - step 2

Step 2

Keep your back nice and tall and your tailbone close to the bench and you lower yourself down.

tricep dips with bosu - step 3

Step 3

press your body back up to the starting position maintaining good posture throughout the entire range of motion.