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by 88 · September 14, 2013 at 07:25 PM

Hey everyone First off- 5'7" tall, 17 year old male, 114 lbs, currently doing Rings 1, a gymnastics ring training program (which is entirely upper-body) 3x a week, and plyometrics for lower body work 2x a week. (with yoga 1x a week, then one... (more)

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by 88 · September 20, 2013 at 04:39 PM

Hey everyone First off- 5'7" tall, 17 year old male, 114 lbs, currently doing Rings 1, a gymnastics ring training program (which is entirely upper-body) 3x a week, and plyometrics for lower body work 2x a week. (with yoga 1x a week, then... (more)

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CDone 0 · September 19, 2013 at 01:16 PM

Volume trains muscular endurance. Weight trains strength. If your goal is to do as many pull ups as possible, you need to increase the weight, not the volume. While your body may do equivalent amounts of work in a 5x5 or a 1x25 schema, the... (more)

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by 1394 · November 19, 2012 at 03:17 AM

I have been doing weight training for six months now, and have significantly improved on my push ups, sit ups, squats, etc. but I still can't get one dang pull up! I have worked on pull-downs, assisted pull-ups, negatives, mixed grip, you name... (more)

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Luke_9 0 · November 19, 2012 at 02:07 AM

Just keep doing them.even if you can't your muscles will build memory.they will get stronger.then you can probably do one!

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by 718 · November 19, 2012 at 02:02 AM

It is my burning desire to do an unassisted dead hang pull up and/or chin up - well more than one really. Think Linda Hamilton in terminator 2. I have been working on the assisted machine doing chins and dips. The rest of my workout is squats,... (more)

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Luke_9 0 · November 19, 2012 at 02:02 AM

Man up and don't use the machine!jk umm use bands and negatives

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by 911 · February 04, 2011 at 07:17 AM

Dear cavepeople, have any of you ever made a pull up bar yourself? I'm going to make a DIY pull up bar in order to save time (traveling to and from gym), money (gym membership fees) and results (am too lazy to go to the gym 2+ times per... (more)

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oliverh 0 · February 04, 2011 at 07:17 AM

I am making myself diy climbing holds. Standard pull ups don't work all the muscles in your fingers. A pair of these above the door frame in my bedroom. (more)

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by 3861 · January 27, 2011 at 03:14 PM

I live in an apartment, so I'm looking for something easy to install and uninstall when it's time to move. What would you recommend? Our space is limited, so I would prefer something that won't take up a bunch of room. I usually use a tree in... (more)

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Jake_1 0 · January 26, 2011 at 08:09 PM

In the pricy but worth it category, I have this one: http://trapezerigging.com/PortablePullupBar/ As the "Dip Bar" all in one, I have to say that the bit extra was totally worth it. (more)