Dip Station?

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Dip Station?

Postby buzz » Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:54 am

Hey all,

Having never included dips in my workouts because of not having the equipment to do so, I am now wondering whether it's worth getting a station such as seen on the link here http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... eName=WDVW

I know you can do them on the back of two chairs, but this is not always ideal, especially if youo don't have chairs in your house....

I wouldn't mind spending the money on the station as from what I have heard they are a fundamental exercise for building and shaping chest?

All comments/advice appreciated.
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Postby muscle-militia » Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:57 am

Fantastic for lower chest tricep and rear delt heads - you cant beat dips!
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Postby JP » Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:59 am

i would not buy it personally mate - it is a single exercise machine, takes loads of space etc. You'd be much better off getting a powerrack which you can use in multitude of ways and also there are powerracks to which you can get dip station handles, so you would end up getting both!
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Postby funfetus » Fri Sep 17, 2004 11:51 am

Try to get a "walker" (the kind old people sometimes use to get around) at a thrift store. I got mine for about $4, and it's perfect for dips, very lightweight aluminum, and folds up to take up very little space.

Only negative I can think of is that it's too low to the ground to hang weight from a dip-belt, but if you put weight in a backpack or something, it's fine.
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Postby tylerm » Fri Sep 17, 2004 2:43 pm

My grandfather broke his hip a few months ago, and while visiting him at the hospital I would use his walker to mess around doing dips... He is fine now, no more walker.
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