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    timberwolf New Member

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    I found that if I do heavy deadlifts or squats for that matter... surprisingly doing single arm pullups actually was easier. Anyone else ever experience something similar?
    Here's an article that discusses it though Polinquin uses the same exercises...

    http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do;jsessionid=A0DDF8879A5AB8D9E97E35398736EDB6.titan?id=459575

     
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    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    i think these are the same principles proper warmups promote. max-ot claims your bench will go up the first day just from a proper warmup, and others state that max's will go up for the same reason.

    btw, single arm pullups??
    i can do maybe 5 single arm chins, but i have to hold onto my wrist with my free hand. how in the world do you do a pullup like this?? i gotta try!
     
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    One of the pt's at Bally's couldn't do it before but started with doing it the same way you do. Now he can do one without holding on.
    I can do 2 with the right arm. I did 4 years ago but aggravated my rotators...I was also lighter. I'm trying to build up to it again.
     
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    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    well, the chinup, your body stay parallel, b/c your weight is still centered, but with a pullup, wouldnt your arm have to be extended away from the body a bit, or is it still in tight like a chinup, just supinated?
     
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    i'm not sure what you mean...but your weight is definitely no longer centred.
     
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    Interesting article id like to try this out. But how extensively should u warm up for the first max set.
     
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