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Machine Tricep Dips

This Tricep Exercise is a Variation of Tricep Dips done Seated on a Machine

Welcome to our Machine Tricep Dips Exercise Instruction Guide! 

On this page you'll learn how to this Tricep Dips variation using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Tricep Exercises so you can immediately add to your Arm Workouts.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name:Machine Tricep Dips
Main Muscle:Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s):Chest, Deltoids, Lats, Upper Back
Exercise Type:Push, Compound
Equipment Required:Machine

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Triceps Exercise is a variation of standard Tricep Dips done on a weight machine to ensure proper range of motion. 

tricep dips
tricep dips

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Adjust the seat of the machine so that the handles are equal with your elbows.
  2. Grasp the handles of the machine and press down with equal pressure until your arms are fully extended.
  3. Pause for a moment then return to the starting position.


  1. Keep your abs drawn in and your body straight during this exercise.
  2. Stay seated on the machine throughout the exercise.

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