Meanwhile in China … Lu Xiaojun (77kg) doing weighted dips with 80kg! Not the first time we see him dip heavy!. A post shared by All Things Gym (@atginsta) on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:51am PDT via Miaopai
(Originally posted July 28, 2013) Meanwhile in China … You already know about the use of bodyweight /gymnastics exercises by Chinese weightlifters (see their weighted Handstands for example). In the video today you will see Lu Xiaojun & Liao Hui doing Human Flags and heavy Weighted Dips. Lu does dips with 75kg and Tian Tao (田涛) […]
Former gymnast Dusty Hyland talks about the basics of the dip. Important to post stuff like this from time to time. Just recently somebody wanted to enlighten me on the dangers of proper dipping depth. “Dude, don’t go so low. It will screw up your shoulders”. Where have you heard this before? Just as with […]
Whenever an exercise has an eastern nation in its name it might be a good idea to give it a try. Russian Dips are no exception. Especially when combined with a L-Sit. In the past I saw lots of questions regarding the correct form pop up on forums. Thanks to Gymnastic Bodies, here is a demo […]
Over at Gymnastic Bodies you can see a demonstration of Planche Dips. An excellent exercise to build upper body pushing strength. Progressions: This movement may also be performed with a tuck, advanced tuck, ½ lay or lay in addition to the straddle planche position demonstrated in the video. And before I get any comments on […]
Kelly Starrett working on a stiff in the thoracic spine to improve shoulder internal rotation. Tools: lacrosse ball weight plate MWOD: arm is internally rotated behind the back use lacrosse ball to mobilize the first rip, scapula area
Watch the Big Boys getting busy with bodyweight movements. Hit & Hannibal’s ‘Clash of the Bar Titanz’ Enjoyed the trailer? Watch Hannibal for King here.
Here is some inspiration. At 60 years of age Bar-Barian Herbie Bowen is still going strong. He does lots of the basic bodyweight exercises. 700 push ups 10 sets of pull ups 10 sets of dips 5 days a week. Simple as that. No excuses!
Dave Tate shows you how to do triceps extensions by combing a traditional seated dip machine with an EZ bar.