fsrc dips Archives - Shoulder Rehab & Performance

Are Dips Worth the Risk to Your Shoulders?

To dip or not to dip ... that is the question.  Whether it is nobler to hang massive weights on your body while doing parallel bar dips ... or avoid dips altogether.  Is the potential gain of muscle strength and size worth the risk of damage to your shoulders? Personally ... I just don't think the risk is worth the return.  Sure, dips are a great chest, shoulder tricep builder, BUT only if you can stay injury-free. Case 1:  Dips aren't worth … [Read more...]

Shoulder Pain and Dips … Help !

Shoulder pain while doing dips is common ... so ... many people who work out just avoid doing dips.  But is that the answer? The last time I did dips, my shoulders ached for several days and I was afraid that I'd done some serious damage.  Why did my shoulders hurt so much?  Was it my age? ... my technique? So, what did I do?  I've been avoiding dips.  Fortunately, I just ran across this video from Kelley Starrett and it has given me some … [Read more...]