pull-ups and bent over rows

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  1. moses

    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    i cannot do one full pull-up, now my logic dictates that if i keep attempting to do these week in and and week out, with other tricep oriented exercises also, that one day I will achieve this goal. Would this be a correct assumption?

    And can someone show me the proper way to do a "bent over row"

    thanks brolys
     
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    do lateral pulldowns as well as pullup negatives
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    Would you also say then that the only way to get better at deadlifting is to deadlift?
     
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    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    no, it doesn't
     
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    Am I missing something? Are you considering pull-ups and BO Rows tricep exercises?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    No, it doesn't.

    Do I need to lurk more too? :p
     
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    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    way to defend your point.

    Don't be mad at me just because you made a stupid comment.


    here, I'll go ahead and type your rebuttal for you: no av, no care
     
  10. FlameBox

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    I was wondering that too...
     
  11. jackjohnson

    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    you are using more of your biceps for those lifts. remember- biceps pull, tris push.

    start off on the assisted pull up machine using only 75% of your own bodyweight. probably do about 4 sets. each set using less assistance until you can pull your own bodyweight.

    the wider your grip the more you're hitting your lats which you should be working on. i'd do wide grip cable pull downs also until you can do your own weight and then start wide grip pull ups also
     
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    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    anything wider than about shoulder width only reduces ROM - the amount of lat activation is the same.
     
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  13. Sgt. Ownage

    Sgt. Ownage you gon' be just fiiiine

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    hah...bro it doesn't make sense....
     
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    i've never tried them the 90 degree way, what do most people here do? I'd say I'm a little more than 45
     
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    All of the gyms I have seen have this pull up machine that can help. You step on a lever and you can set the "assistance". 0 is obviously nothing, you'll be pulling your own weight up but if you add for example 30 pounds of "assistance" it pushes upwards with 30 pounds of force so it's almost like taking 30 pounds of your body weight off.

    I see alot of people who cant even do one pull-up use the machine with alot of "assistance" then slowly ease the weight off and in no time they're doing their own body weight on the regular pull up bar.
     
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    I rarely do them. When I did it was pretty much 90 degrees. Pretty light weight though.
     
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    I do regular rows a little above 90 degrees, Yates rows around 45 degrees
     
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    much better :)
     
  20. moses

    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    no
     
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