Chinup Challenge, 2013

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by JasonJones » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:49 pm

Chin ups, 15. Kinda disappointed since I did 18 in December, but my shoulder was kinda hurting.

My goal is to do 15, but to increase my bodyweight by 5-10 pounds.
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by medic002 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:30 pm

8 chinups.

goal: 15+ bodyweight chinups and 8 reps with +10kg

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Travis » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:53 pm

Looks like I got lost in the transfer...
I tested at 9 med grip, dead hang pull ups with my chest touching the bar each time -- last year I got 13 but it was chin over the bar.

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by JasonJones » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:50 pm

Oh yeah. Dead hang, chest touches bar, for all 15.
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Jungledoc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:07 am

Jungledoc wrote:
Member          Type          Pre-test          Goal          Post-test
Dub             SW PU         NR                "6+"
Ephs            SW NG         [email protected]+1.25k           [email protected]+10k
Proper Knob     MW PU         11                 12
Jungledoc       MW PU         9                  10
robertscott     NG            NR                 [email protected]+10k
rbt-aus         PU            3                  6
JasonJones      CU            15                 [email protected] BW
Travis          MG PU         9                  10
medic002        CU            8                  12
stuward         PU            1                  2     (working with an injury)
leanmuscle13    PU            8                  15     (also with an injury)
SW=shoulder width; WG=wide grip; NrG=narrow grip; CG=close grip
PU=pullup (overhand, pronated); CU=chinup (underhand, supinated); NG=neutral grip (palms facing each other)
+10#=body weight plus 10 pounds
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Jungledoc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:11 am

medic002 wrote:8 chinups.

goal: 15+ bodyweight chinups and 8 reps with +10kg
Thanks! Could you make the goal something simple? Do you really think you can double your bw chins in a month? If so, more power to you, but for most of us, it's all we can do to eke out the 10% increase.
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Jungledoc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:12 am

Travis wrote:Looks like I got lost in the transfer...
I tested at 9 med grip, dead hang pull ups with my chest touching the bar each time -- last year I got 13 but it was chin over the bar.
Sorry I missed you! So what's the goal? 10?
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by medic002 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:58 am

Jungledoc wrote:
medic002 wrote:8 chinups.

goal: 15+ bodyweight chinups and 8 reps with +10kg
Thanks! Could you make the goal something simple? Do you really think you can double your bw chins in a month? If so, more power to you, but for most of us, it's all we can do to eke out the 10% increase.
Good point, is was hitting close to 15 before I gained some weight. I was expecting to drop a few kg but even taking that into account I reckon I could do 12 at bodyweight

Thanks for organising this, I regret not being in the last one.

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Travis » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:58 pm

Yes 10! (but I'll be happy with 15) thanks Doc (Happy B-day)

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by stuward » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:44 pm

I did 1 pull up a few minutes ago. I've had the flu so it's the first time this month. I immediately felt the same pain I felt a couple of weeks ago. My goal will be to double my performance. The hard part is I plan to do it pain free.
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by leanmuscle13 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:40 am

Sorry for the late response guys!! I completed 8 pullups in my workout this morning. My goal is 15 deadhang pullups so I've got 7 more to go. I had a cut in joint of one of my fingers earlier last week and was unable to hold on to the bar without pain. Please add me to the chart JungleDoc...I'm in!

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Jungledoc » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:22 am

Ok, we're updated.
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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Tuco » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:56 pm

I'll admit it - I am currently good for exactly "0" dead hang medium grip chins.

I want to hit a 20 rep set by the end of the year.

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by leanmuscle13 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:34 pm

I'm not sure what's going on, but I only could do 6 pullups yesterday. Felt weak.

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Re: Chinup Challenge, 2013

Post by Jungledoc » Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:35 pm

Tuco--that is a huge goal, but go for it!

Lean--nothing wrong with 6--lots of people would be proud of that! If you don't know what's going on, go back to the beginning of the thread. Are you joining the challenge? It's pretty late in the month--we're about 3/4 through.
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