Originally Posted by Steven Low
Nah, you can use more weight on dips (if you include pushing your bodyweight) just like pullups are stronger than rows even though you move more externally with rows. Lat and chest recruitment is a major factor in each.
Depends upon what levels you are comparing, I have serious doubts that a 200# powerlifter that can bench 500-600 can add 300-400#'s on dips?
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