i did the 50 pullups thing today

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  1. KingGargantuan

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    and it only took me 49 sets!

    HOLLA
     
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    did you do 2 pullups your first set or last
     
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    my buddys weightlifting class teacher had the class bench press 40 lbs for 2 min and see how many they could do

    the teacher got 136 my friend got 152 :mamoru:
     
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    So they didn't even use an olympic bar?
     
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    nope he had them use the EZ-curl bars

    i thought this was a bit retarded

    he also has them switch routines every two weeks :ugh:
     
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    first few sets.

    i was exaggerating about 49 sets though it did take more than 25 :noes:

    my back is toasted though so that's good.
     
  9. Skeletor

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    I don't get it. Surely you can do 5 sets of 10?


    You can't call yourself strong if you can't even do that.
     
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    :ugh:

    can you do 5 sets of 10 pulldowns with 220lbs?

    i never called myself strong.
     
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    Here's what I do, I'm supposed to do 50 chin ups on mondays and thursdays, but I use the assisted chinup/dip machine, and I start with half my weight. Each week I decrease the weight, so eventually I'll be able to do them unassisted. I do 5 sets of 10 by the way.
     
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    I could when I was in high school.



    I haven't used a machine since then so I wouldn't know, but possibly. Then again I think pull down machines may exaggerate the amount of weight.
     
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    Chin ups or pull ups? Big difference.
     
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    whatever
     
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    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    Chinups :o
     
  16. Skeletor

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    That's cool, they are important as well... I had my jaw wired shut and other shit preventing me from eating for about 2 months between about new years even and march 5th-ish. I lost 25 lbs. Before I could do 20 wide grip pull ups easy without swinging, and going slowly so to not "cheat" by using momentum"


    Now it's been a month of working out and eating, I've already gained 15 lbs back (bf% went up a couple percent from really low to my normally low % of around 10) but the thing that seems to have grown the most is my lats. My back went from looking straight in that area to being very triangular (or the v-shape that wide lats give) in just the last 5 weeks or so. I think it's all because of wide-grip pull ups. Now I can only do 12-15 max, but I do 5 sets of 8-10 and like I said I'm seeing major improvements in strength and muscle gain in my lats. If you're trying to lose weight and gain muscle, doing wide grips may help a lot rather than doing less than your bodyweight on a pulldown machine.
     
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    I did 48 wide grip pullups on monday. It only took 4 sets
     
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    Darrem Charles was at the gym today doing pullups, he was doing sets of 8 reps with three 45 pound plates hanging from his waist.
     
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    OMG U R SOOOO MUCH MORE BADASS THAN US FATTIES!!!1!
     
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    most people at the gym cheat and don't go down all the way
     
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    i saw some guy kicking his way up there each rep, was pretty funny to watch
     
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    King, how long do you rest for between sets?

    Even with just my bodyweight, I only do between 5-8 per set but rest between 30sec to 1min between sets. I did 5sets of 8 pretty easily yesterday with the towel grip and keeping legs in an L position.
     
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    i didnt want to be there all day so i was resting @ 30seconds or less.

    i did a few sets at 3 reps then when i started getting only 2 reps, i went down to 1 rep with 15-30 seconds rest in between each "set".

    i'm just happy i didn't "cheat" by doing negatives or using a bench to support my legs.

    not that it's cheating, those are helpful tools. I just dont want to use those tools anymore.
     
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    Youre quite the tool arent you?
     
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