Pull-up Challenge, 2012

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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by Jungledoc » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:50 pm

RobertB wrote:See i'm still down as ??? - ill go for a more conservative 11>14 - I think 12 has me springing out the bottom/perhaps not fully extending them all, and I can't live with that! has to be full rep.
Well, the "???" was for what type of pull-up you planned to do. You might notice, however, that February is over. Did you make 14 by about the end of the month?
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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by robt-aus » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:26 am

to confirm i made 10 on my retest. 1 more than last year too.

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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by RobertB » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:11 am

Jungledoc wrote:
RobertB wrote:See i'm still down as ??? - ill go for a more conservative 11>14 - I think 12 has me springing out the bottom/perhaps not fully extending them all, and I can't live with that! has to be full rep.
Well, the "???" was for what type of pull-up you planned to do. You might notice, however, that February is over. Did you make 14 by about the end of the month?
Oh lord lol I thought it was over the year hehe - shows you how much attention I pay - wrong month/wrong ???

Discard my entry hehe - I might have fluked one more at some point when I dipped weight... :roll:

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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by Jungledoc » Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:25 pm

Name                   Style                       Goal             Final Reps
Stuward                Wide-grip pull-down         3x200            3x195 close!
xshawnxearthx          chin                        5
Dub                    chin                        10               10
Rik-Blades             shoulder-width chins        12               12
Oscar_Actuary          pullups                     1
robertscott            ???                         44reps/5sets
Proper Knob            wide neutral                13               couldn't train pullups due to injuries
Travis                 pull-ups                    15               14*
nice_guy80             chin                        10or11
leanmuscle13           pullup                      13
josh60                 chins/pulls                 11/10            11 chinups/10 pullups
Bacchus1979            chins                       12               12
RobertB                Getting ready for Chin-Up Challenge 2013
commodiusvicus         wg pullups                  12               "got better"
robt-aus               pullup                      10               10
IceDane                shoulder-width pulls        12               12
jungledoc              chin                        12               13!
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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by leanmuscle13 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:54 am

I can't seem to break 10 pullups. I kipped and did 10.5 though!! :red:

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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by Jungledoc » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:52 pm

leanmuscle13 wrote:I can't seem to break 10 pullups. I kipped and did 10.5 though!! :red:
Please see the sticky thread "Pull-up Training" in this forum.
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Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Post by Jungledoc » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:32 am

Bumping this up so we can see what happened last year.
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