When doing wide grip pullups...

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  1. timberwolf

    timberwolf New Member

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    anyone here just rest a minute between sets?


    My reps are pretty pathetic doing so.
     
  2. Phineas Q Stork

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    I dont even think I can do one of those
     
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    yeah... i try to do the ones where i put my head in front of the bar...
    first set = ok
    second set = meh
    third set = piss poor
    fourth set = lucky if i can get more than 3
     
  4. timberwolf

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    I've been experimenting with staggering my sets... doing low reps for a few sets between higher reps sets.
    Today though it was... 15,5,5,5,8,5,5
    :(
    Last time I did that it was 12,6,10,6,8,5 and 5.... today I just seemed to have no energy as well.
     
  5. Leo95SE

    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    rest is always longer as sets go on.
    sometimes i offset by varying grips.
    wide, narrow, chins. repeat.
    reps look like yours tho
    15, 12, 8, longer break, 12, 6-8, break, chins for 12, 8, break, lol..
     
  6. MikeTheVike1

    MikeTheVike1 OT Supporter

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    I do 10-12, then sets of 5 after that. Don't really know when I should start adding weight
     
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    yea i hate doing wide grip chins
    its hard for me to breathe while doing them, body gets all tensed up or something
     
  8. SteveO

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    15 is pretty damn good for wide grip
     
  9. Filmboy44

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    minute? no. maybe 2-3 minutes tops. I'm not only doing wide grip to the back and i'm getting 4 sets of 10-12...

    just yesterday I hit 12, 12, 9, and 7 :hs:
     
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    Werdna Livin' the SLO Life...

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    i go 90 seconds in between
     
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    I go like... 5-3-3-2 :wtc:
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    12 reps, 60 second rest.. 10 reps...60 second rest.. 10 reps (sometimes i try to push out another 2)
     
  13. SteveO

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    damn you skinny little bastards, I thought it was an accomplishment to pull of 10 wide grips
     
  14. Lurker111

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    It is, at your weight...but when someone weighs 170 not so much.
     
  15. SteveO

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    :fawk:
     
  16. Neo22

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    1min for every movement right now
     
  17. Leo95SE

    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    ya, 170lbs, i can pullup all day.

    oh, and b/c im short, i have advantage so i can bench more too..
    boy ive got it all going on dont i
     
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    i go 3 sets w/ 2-3min rest inbetween
    first: wide grip
    second: shoulder width grip
    third: narrow
     
  19. T-R-T

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    if i do them as my first workout i can do 4 sets of 8 usually. if i do them after deadlifts i can barely get 4 reps in the first set.
     
  20. timberwolf

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    I'm gonna experiment with keeping all my sets to 5 reps and see how many sets I can do with one minute rest.
     
  21. Filmboy44

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    wow, we have a suprisingly large amount of rookie lifters bangin out high rep wide grip chins.

    I'm impressed.
     
  22. ACURA TL-S

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    Lately I have been doing a set of 8-10 widegrips with a 50lb db between my legs then I will drop it and bull off another 5-8 or keep it and do a static hang for 30 seconds or so. My damn lats just wont grow as fast as I want.
     
  23. SteveO

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    that's really damn strong :wtf:
     
  24. Hoser

    Hoser Good day to be lifting these huge triangular weigh

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    I usually do 4 sets of 8 - 12 reps, each hand about 6" wider then shoulder width. I also use straps though. I found I can usually get a couple more reps with straps and my arms don't fatigue as quickly as if I don't use them.
     
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    I hate doing widegrips but they sure do work my back pretty damn well, I havent done any in months though (slacker.)
     
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