i want to do a 1 arm pullup

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  1. SquirtRussel

    SquirtRussel OT Supporter

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    anyone here able to do one?

    training tips?

    im assuming weight belt pullups are essential, gonna start doing those asap
     
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    do sets on the weight-assisted pullup machine (if your gym has one)
     
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    ^wat
     
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    except with pullups except dips of course

    you keep your knees/feet on a bench/bar that is weighted and assists you by pushing you upwards
     
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    One arm pull up or one arm chin up?
    I can still do a single rep one arm chin. Haven't really tried more than a single rep in awhile though since it really irritates my elbows.
     
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    all i do is hang there and spin around. :rofl:
     
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    I don't think this really helps. I would say...doing negatives would be far more beneficial.
     
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    hard to learn imo, i trained till i got to do about 3/4 of one, but didn't try real hard to get over that hump

    tough on the elbows too
     
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    it was hard for me to figure out the recovery time period between 1 rep eccentrics, weighted pullups, and general rep/rest parameters to make progress

    i didn't put in that much effor though :o
     
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    not challenging you at all but out of curiosity why don't you think so? it's almost the same movement except with assistance. :hsd:
     
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    As some have said, part of the problem is to keep yourself from simply spinning around which the assistance machine takes entirely out of the equation. Doing partials and isometric holds can also help.
     
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    :bigthumb:
     
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    I was working towards it for awhile there (i didn't take into account the stabilization aspects, but i could do a 1 arm neutral grip pull/chin up with a 10 lb assist.)

    But ultimately it was too hard on my elbows. After trying it, and working on it, for a few weeks, my elbow tendons both felt strained and impeded all my other workouts, legs notwithstanding.
     
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    just sack up and DO IT
     
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    after doing enough weighted pull-ups i eventually was just able to do a 1 arm pullup without any special training.
     
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    I've been pretty close to being able, shit is no walk in the park (at the time I was able to bust about 30 wide grip pullups on my first set)... I've only known 2 people that could actually do it. Both rock climbers, one guy one girl, for many years. Both of those people could do it with two fingers as well ; P

    I think it requires a lot of stabilization, controlling your body weight, and obviously a swole back. Rock climbing for a few years and doing climbing exercises would probably worrk.
     
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    I'm gonna try tonight at the gym
     
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