Move Targets: Triceps and Shoulders
Step 1: Place your hands on a step or box with fingers curling over the front. Your arms should be close enough to lightly graze your ribcage. Flex the feet and extend the legs in front of you, keeping them together. Modification: Bend the knees and bring the feet in closer.
Step 2: Bend the elbows straight back behind you and let your hips lower against the step or box. You want to make very light contact with the step or box to insure you're not putting unnecessary pressure on your shoulder joints. This movement can be as big or small as you want it to be.
Step 3: Push through your palms and move straight up to your starting position. These dips are performed straight up and down.
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