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Dips

Dips | Nichole Mellison

Perform dips to improve strength and stamina in your shoulders, chest and triceps. Already a great bodyweight exercise, adding instability with the AbStar Core Trainer increases the degree of difficulty. The AbStar AIR also raises you off the floor to provide a better angle to perform the exercise. Be careful whenever you perform dips that you don’t go too deep and strain your shoulder. Build up to this exercise after pushups and bodyweight triceps extensions.

Dips are a favorite exercise at gyms across the country and you can do them at home. Just be careful. There are numerous variations that we offer you in our videos to keep your muscles “off-guard” and working hard, dips are great when performed properly, but should not be the first shoulders, chest and triceps exercise you do. Once you’re ready, though, because the AbStar AIR is low-rise, you’ll feel safer performing dips close to the floor.

As always, watch Nichole for proper technique.

About Nichole Mellison

Nichole has been a successful personal trainer in the Los Angeles area for over 9 years. She is a WBFF Bikini Pro Fitness Model and the owner of a mobile personal training business, Workout on Wheelz. Nichole specializes in senior fitness, private one-on-one training, and competition prep.

About the AbStar Core Trainer

The first AbStar product, the inflatable AbStar Core Trainer, is incredibly safe, versatile and effective. With its innovative, patented star design, integrated, anti-slip base, compact size, and low, ten-inch height, the AbStar Core Trainer offers awesome exercise options. It provides multiple hold positions for comfort and usability with seated, standing, and reclining exercises. Perform awesome ab crunches, back extensions, chest pumps, inner thigh squeezes, and scores of other exercises. It's great for core strengthening, circuit training, stretching, water workouts, and much more! Click here to learn more.

Disclaimer: Check with your doctor before beginning any exercise or nutrition program. The opinions contained herein are the opinion of the author only. Use at your own risk.

 

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