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by Bikerbill98
Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: adding weight to dips/pullups
Replies: 16
Views: 11835

My point regarding pullups and dips is if you can do such you are strong for your weight because it takes greater overall strength to do such than pulling yourself up five times with added weight. From a functional stand point, the rock climber is stronger. Of course, this really isn't the issue; le...
by Bikerbill98
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: adding weight to dips/pullups
Replies: 16
Views: 11835

Are you using added weight because you can already easily do 20 chinups and 50 dips?
by Bikerbill98
Fri Dec 01, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anything for lats?
Replies: 5
Views: 5463

The Lat: A muscle with origin from the spinous processes of the lower thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, the median ridge of the sacrum, and the outer lip of the iliac crest, with insertion into the humerus, with nerve supply from the thoracodorsal nerve, and whose action adducts the arm, rotates it med...
by Bikerbill98
Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: how many of u people workout your wrist and forearms?
Replies: 7
Views: 6569

The principal purpose of the chest, shoulder and back muscles is to move the arms. Your strength is telegraphed through your grip. It's that simple.
by Bikerbill98
Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Working the tricep
Replies: 10
Views: 7999

The general feedback I'm getting seems to support my contention. With respect to the tricep assisting pronation, my original post addresses exactly what the tricep does. The reason I think it's a poor or inherently dangerous exercise is the elbow and wrists are not adequately supported when loading ...
by Bikerbill98
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Working the tricep
Replies: 10
Views: 7999

Working the tricep

As I understand it, the tricep extends the forearm at the elbow with the work being done by the lateral and medial heads. The long head aids in adduction and extension of the arm at the shoulder. The position of the hand (pronated et al) has no affect on the extension of the forearm. Doing the motio...