Tricep Dip Kick

What is a Tricep Dip Kick?

The Tricep Dip Kick is a great total-body exercise that works the muscles in your shoulders, upper back and triceps. In addition to targeting the upper body, the movement also strengthens the glutes and quadriceps muscles that work to support your bodyweight during the movement.

How do you do a Tricep Dip Kick?

  • Step 1

    Start in a seated position with your hands placed behind your hips and your feet flat on the floor. Your fingers should point towards your hips.

  • Step 2

    Pressing your hands into the floor, raise your hips up so your body becomes flat like a tabletop.

  • Step 3

    Extend one leg straight up into the air.

  • Step 4

    Lower your hips toward the floor. Then raise your hips back up, lower the extended leg and repeat on the other side.

How do you modify a Tricep Dip Kick?

  • Tricep Dip Kick for Prenatal

  • Tricep Dip Kick for Beginners

  • Advanced Tricep Dip Kick

  • Tricep Dip Kick for Weak Knees

What are the benefits of a Tricep Dip Kick?

  • Tricep Strength

  • Glute Strength

  • Core Strength

Expert opinion

A dip kick is a fun way to add an extra level of difficulty to a standard dip.

By raising one leg in the air, you will be able to get more strength out of your glute on the leg that stays on the floor.

Jason McWalter,MCW Health and Fitness in Seattle

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