Dip stand stations are a superb way to begin building muscle because of their focus on upper body compound exercises. Rather than focusing on a single isolating movement, dip stands allow you to work on more than one body part at a time.
They also have the benefit of saving space in your home gym or basement. As some of today’s most convenient and portable workout mechanisms, dip stand stations will allow you to make healthy progress towards your weight-lifting and strength training goals.
Unlike today’s power towers that can take up to 80″ or more in height, many dip stand stations today are less than half that. For those of you who love working on their triceps, leg raises, and more, the dip stand station is for you. Without further or due, here are our top 10 dip station picks for 2017!
10. SUNNY HEALTH & FITNESS DIP STATION
Rated at a 250-pound user weight capacity, the SF-BH6507 dip station is both functional and adjustable. The dip stand can be described as light-weight, but durable. On top of each stand are foam hand grips for ensuring a more comfortable workout.
The two stands are connected by a safety connector that runs along the floor between each stand. This helps give the dip station more stability in your workouts.
The length of the safety connector can be adjusted to your desired arm length and can be completely disconnected for easier storage and transportation. Measurements of the SF-BH6507 dip stand is 46″ L x 26″ W x 29.5″ H and weighs 22.5 pounds.
9. BEST CHOICE PRODUCTS DIP STAND STATION
This particular dip stand has a 500-pound user weight capacity. Unlike other dip stand stations, this model requires some assembly using nuts, bolts, and washers.
The two pieces can only be disconnected by unscrewing the screws attached to both pieces of the stand. The dip station is made of an all-black, but sleek painted finish.
The extended dip bars contain two soft grips for better comfort and measure 2″ in thickness and 16″ in length. The dip stand is also taller than normal with a measurement of 40″ L x 25″ W x 53.75″ H. Some people find that the 24″ space between the two dip handles are a little farther apart than they’d like. The dip stand station is fairly light however, weighing in at 32 pounds in total.
8. SOOZIER DIP STAND STATION
One of the best aspects of this dip stand is its wonderful stability when performing dips. This is likely due to its smarter design with the base being at an angled position.
Similar to the dip station by Best Choice Products, many find that the handles on the stand are too far part, measuring at almost 29″ in distance. If you’re taller in height however and have a larger arm reach, this dip stand station may be the right one for you.
It has a great durable steel construction that can handle up to 300 pounds in user weight capacity. It is made of 2″ x 2″ steel tubing with dip handles that are a 1.5″ in diameter. The weight of the dip stand is approximate 35-pounds, while measurements are 33″ L x 34″ W x 43″ H.
7. TITAN FITNESS HD DIP STATION
The great thing about Titan’s new and original 1-piece design is its ability to hold up to 750-pounds in user weight capacity. The design of this dip station allows you to perform workouts that can’t be done with the above mentioned dip stands.
These include exercises like tricep and armpit dips, rows, leg lifts, among others. The dip stand uses ergonomic padded handles for a more comfortable and improved grip. Length between the dip arms are 20″, making it more appropriate with an average sized arm length.
Pads on the base of the dip stand prevents floor scratching, while also helping to maintain stability through out your workouts. Dip handle dimensions are 1.5″ in diameter and are 13″ long. The dip stand only weighs 19-pounds for extremely easy transportation. Measurements are 35″ L x 24″ W x 38″ H, making it a perfect option for any home or gym.
6. YAHEETECH HEAVY DUTY DIP STAND
With its 500-pound user weight capacity, the YaheeTech dip stand can be considered heavy duty. This freestanding dip stand uses rubber feet on the base to better support your body-weight exercises and activity.
Unlike most dip stands, this particular one is made of an iron steel material. Hand grips on the YaheeTech are not covered by any padding and have a 1.5″ diameter and extend to a rather long 15.7″ in length. The grips are also knurled as to prevent any slipping when performing your dips.
The body of the YaheeTech is made of 2″ x 2″ steel bars and has a total weight of nearly 40-pounds, make it heavier, but also a bit durable than most. Its durability is also supported by extra support under the arms. Measurements of this heavy-duty dip stand are 39.4″ L x 25.5″ W x 53.1″. The distance between each arm is about 24″.
5. OLLIEROO HEAVY DUTY DIP STAND
There are several things that stand out about this dip station. The first is its build and quality, which gives it a maximum user weight capacity of 425 pounds. Use of non-slip, scratch-resistant rubber feet help to properly ground the freestanding dip station, giving you much more stability in your workouts.
This dip stand build further uses an anti-rust design to keep it in the best condition possible for many years to come. The weight of the actual dip stand is approximately 37.5-pounds, due to its use of a rugged steel material giving the dip stand plenty of lasting durability.
The dip station’s dimensions are 40.5″ L x 26.4″ W x 53.5″ H. Diameter of the two handle bars are 1.5″ and the distance between each handle is approximately 25.5″, making it an ideal dip station for people of almost all heights. One thing to note is that the dip handles are not covered by any kind of grip padding, but doesn’t change the fact that it is an excellent dip stand and station nonetheless.
4. FUEL PUREFORMANCE DELUXE DIP STAND
The Fuel Pureformance Deluxe includes angle and padded grips to let you work out in comfort. Its sturdy steel construction helps prevent shakiness and its addition of Olympic style rings allows you to add more versatile exercises into your routine like push-ups. Its angled base further adds much needed stability to the dip stand.
The dip stand itself is more compact than others of this style. If you’re looking for something smaller, but can hold your weight well, then you may prefer going with Fuel Pureformance. Measurements of the dip stand are 18″ L x 24″ W x 36″H and has an approximate user weight capacity of 300 pounds. The distance between each dip bar is about 24.5″ at the wide end and 21.5″ at its most narrow end.
3. ORIGINAL LEBERT FITNESS EQUALIZER
If you’re looking for something sturdy and with great appeal, try the Lebert Fitness Equalizer. The reason we recommend them is all due to its versatility, appearance, and practicality when used in your everyday workouts. Unlike many dip stands in this list, the Lebert Fitness Equalizers are not only extremely light-weight, but allow you to transport and store these stackable tools with ease.
With the Lebert Equalizer, you’ll be able to perform exercises like dips, pull-ups, push-ups, and can even use them to stretch. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, because the dip stand includes an instructional DVD and poster with each purchased set.
Its lack of any attachment between the two stands further allows the dip set to be extended and adjusted to your liking, by placing the stands down to your preferred distance. This is makes it very ideal for people with shorter or longer arm spans.
For those over 6 feet tall, the Lebert Fitness Equalizer is offered in an XL version as well. Offering more convenience and portability than any other dip stand, the Equalizers only weighs 8 pounds on average and can hold up to 400 pounds in user weight. Measurements of each bar is 24″ W x 28″ H.
2. XMARK FITNESS DIP STAND (XM-4443)
The most important aspect when it comes to any dip stand or power tower is its build and stability. A dip stand that is likely to shape or wobble tends to result in a much poorer workout experience. That’s why we’ve recommended Xmark’s Dip Stand at number two.
This extremely well-constructed dip station might be heavier than most and hard to transport or store, but when it comes into putting a good tricep dip workout, almost nothing else can beat it. Its heavy-duty nature allows it to support up to 500 pounds in user weight capacity and its highly preferred 2″ cushioned grips will make your workouts much more effective.
The bigger and stronger the grip, the more control you’ll have as a result. This stand is considered to be a commercially designed stand, made for home use and is possibly one of this years best and most efficient dip stands.
Dimensions of the stand is 35.5″ L x 23″ W x 53″ H, but the width can be reduced to 21″ in order to accommodate both men and women using the stand. Distance between the two angled bars is approximately 20.75″ at its longest and 18″ at its shortest. Weight of the stand as a whole is about 54 pounds.
1. BODY-SOLID COMMERCIAL DIP STATION
If you prefer something lighter than the XMark Fitness, try this one by Body-Solid. As one of today’s most renowned strength training and home gym equipment companies, its easy to see why Body-Solid makes it to the top of this list.
The freestanding design of the Body-Solid dip stand is very similar to XMark’s and both can be consider to be heavy-duty. The stand further uses 2″ x 3″ steel uprights that have been angled in a way to accommodate people of all heights and sizes.
Its extra-large 1.75″ diameter dipping bars are padded with slip-resistant rubber grips to allow you to workout with ease and comfort. Dimensions of the Body-Solid Commercial Dip Station when assembled is 38″ L x 27″ W x 53″ H and has a weight of 47 pounds.
Loved for its amazing stability and accessibility by people of all heights, the Body-Solid Commercial Dip Station is a recommended option for people who don’t necessary need something to be put away in storage or transported on a daily basis.
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